• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Best of Show and People Category: Winner - "Watching the Sunset at Double Ditch," Nick Hornbacher, Bismarck
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Fort Buford
  • International Welcome
  • North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
  • Fort Mandan

History & Culture

From Jurassic to pioneer days, North Dakota is home to a variety of history and culture. Dig for dinosaur bones, walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, learn about Native American traditions or see the struggles of early settlers. Becoming legendary doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s our story. Click here for more Historical and Cultural attractions and activities in  North Dakota.

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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Elgin
    Located in a beautiful valley on the Cannonball River. 3 cabins and lodge, air conditioning, RV...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    An interpretive marker denotes the site of a Northern Pacific Railroad Company warehouse that was...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Oakes
    The Dickey County Historical Society manages the Dickey County Heritage Center, the Dickey County...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    The Barnes County Historical Society is an 18,000-square-foot facility dedicated to telling the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Gallery at Hughes Fine Arts Center exhibits artworks by students and invited artists.
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Fort...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    The Sibyl Center is named for Sibyl McDonald, a piano teacher that taught virtually hundreds of ...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Location of a 200-man military post built in 1867 by Gen. Alfred Terry and named for Civil War...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    The Rosebud Visitor Center is the gateway to the Sheyenne River Valley. You will learn the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Do the best you can with what you have, where you are. No one can do more. No one should do less....