• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • 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
  • 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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  • Northeast
    Northeast
    East Grand Forks
    This village preserves the history of the Northern Red River Valley. Heritage Days, held the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Lidgerwood
    Museum features an old stone church with ecumenical chapel. Old school building, exhibits of...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Strasburg
    The Welk Homestead, located northwest of Strasburg, interprets agriculture in the early 20th...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hebron
    An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this route offers a leisurely drive...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Boyhood Home of Carl Ben Eielson, World renowned pioneer aviator, original furnishings, pioneer...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Children's Museum offers hands-on exhibits and creative, unique learning opportunities for...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Dickinson State University Art Gallery is located in Klinefelter Hall. The gallery provides...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Hampden
    Located at east end of Hampden Mall, Main Street, Hampden.Open year-round, by appointment. Call ...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Binford
    Campsite of the Nicollet-Fremont Expedition in 1839, the Isaac I. Stevens railroad survey party...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Carrington
    Take a look at the past: photographs, display cases, agricultural equipment and historical...