• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Norwegian dancers
  • Fun with Family and Friends: Winner - "Graciously Guided: A Living History Lesson," Wendy Fix, 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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  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    House was built in 1884 by Medora’s parents, the Von Hoffman’s. The house is on the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The producers of the Medora Musical and the Church Basement Ladies bring you this toe-tappin'...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Minto
    Museum includes a trading post, country school, log cabin, complete main street with turn-of-the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Located conveniently in the Market Square Mall of Fargo. Our beautiful gallery displays a vast...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Ray
    The museum, built in 1904, contains exhibits of musical instruments, pioneer artifacts and an...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Stanton
    Native Americans occupied this area for more than 11,000 years. Remains of three Hidatsa villages...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    New Rockford
    Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts presents a full year of programming, including...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Located one-half mile east of Fort Buford, the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Elgin
    Located in a beautiful valley on the Cannonball River. 3 cabins and lodge, air conditioning, RV...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    The 2018 schedule for Chippewa Downs: June 9-10, June 16-17, June 23-24, June 30-July 1.