• 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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  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the T.J. Walker District.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    New Rockford
    Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts presents a full year of programming, including...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Edmore
    Home contains furnishings of early 1900s. Library contains items from early history to the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Alexander
    The museum in Alexander is situated along the Lewis and Clark Trail. The museum opened in 1969...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Larimore
    Displays include a military room, a music area, an old school room, old-time kitchen and antique...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Fullerton
    Newly restored 1901 country school with original furnishings from the area schools. ...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Contains local and regional history, ethnic...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Site commemorates battle fought July 28, 1864, between 2,200 troops commanded by Gen. Alfred...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    You are invited to experience Lake Sakakawea's famous walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass and...