• 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
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Langdon
    Museum exhibits include a historic Catholic church made of native rock. Other displays include a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Enderlin
    The Enderlin Museum is dedicated to preserving the area's rich heritage for future generations....
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Founded in 1964, the Saint Louis Brass Quintet is one of America’s longest standing brass...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Makoti
    Tours by appointment. Pioneer Village recreates a prairie community, including original post...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Wahpeton
    The fully restored 1926 antique carousel is one of only three antique Spillman...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Strasburg
    The Welk Homestead, located northwest of Strasburg, interprets agriculture in the early 20th...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Hague
    St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hague, built in 1930, is one of the most beautiful churches in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hazen
    Saint Paul Lutheran Church is on the National Register of Historic Sites.  It is one of the few...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Manfred
    Manfred Heritage Museum is an educational entity of the non-profit organization Manfred History...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    Located on the grounds of one of the best preserved military posts in the nation, this museum...