• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Event Category: Winner - "Circle 'em Up," Lacey Kaiser, Streeter
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Places to Visit: Winner - "Chateau de Mores," Meredith Jo Ehli, Bismarck
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Norwegian dancers
  • Fun with Family and Friends: Winner - "Graciously Guided: A Living History Lesson," Wendy Fix, Bismarck
  • 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.

Looking for sites on the National Register of Historic Places? Click here to begin your search!

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  • Northeast
    Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019
    Grand Forks
    Feast of Nations - The University of North Dakota's first ever Feast of Nations was held in 1961....
  • Southeast
    Mar 09, 2019 - Mar 09, 2019
    The 15th Annual Celtic Festival 2018 is a celebration of the rich culture of the seven Celtic...
  • Southwest
    Apr 06, 2019 - Apr 06, 2019
    Our Psyanky (Easter Egg) decorating classes are a popular event, and an absolute must for anyone...
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    May 31, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019
    Wahpeton will celebrate 150 years in 2019....
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