• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Plains Art Museum
  • Fort Abercrombie
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • 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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  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Fort Yates
    Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    21 buildings full of antiques, 1 room school house, pioneer house with all furniture, dress shop,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Steele
    North Dakota History comes to life at this museum. Worhip in the small country chapel, then...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Douglas
    Memorabilia from early Douglas businesses, school and church items. Former Catholic church. Other...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mott
    Unique German-Russian architecture with living space, storage and animal shelter all under one...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    The McLean County Museum has been open since 1968. It has many collections and displays of...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Exhibiting original visual art by regional North Dakota artists, Gallery 522 is central and...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    East Grand Forks
    A collection of HO and N Scale model railroad layouts, railroad service equipment, artifacts and...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    The Sibyl Center is named for Sibyl McDonald, a piano teacher that taught virtually hundreds of ...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    A stay at the Hotel Donaldson is meant to renew, revive and inspire. Achieving that goal begins...