• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Double Pony Truss Bridge
  • Places to Visit: Winner - "Chateau de Mores," Meredith Jo Ehli, Bismarck
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • 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
    Stanley
    This pioneer village museum consists of a collection of 20 buildings to include a depot, jail,...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Minto
    Museum includes a trading post, country school, log cabin, complete main street with turn-of-the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Noonan
    Look to us for a home away from home....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Robinson
    Voted "Top 50 Ecotourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Buffalo
    One hundred year old, charming 2-story brick school listed on the National Register of Historic...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    Roadside display on Highway 12 about 10 miles East of Hettinger overlooking the site of one of...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Casselton
    The mansion was built in 1909-10 by Wallace Grosvenor who was an architect and owned many lumber...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Statue on courthouse lawn of Pierre Bottineau, for whom the city was named.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    The Northwest Arts Center is a nonprofit arts center operating on the campus of Minot State...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Stanton
    Native Americans occupied this area for more than 11,000 years. Remains of three Hidatsa villages...