• 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
    Casselton
    Casselton (population 2300) is home to 5 North Dakota Governors.  Governors Park is dedicated to...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Fullerton
    Newly restored 1901 country school with original furnishings from the area schools. ...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Tioga
    Displays containing history, pictures and artifacts of early settlers' homes and farms,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Powers Lake
    Exhibits include historic depot station, homestead houses, a Methodist church and memorabilla...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    The only Danish Mill in the United States. Built in 1902 by Christian C. Jensen on his homestead....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mayville
    An 1897 brick depot houses a collection that includes a barber shop, schoolroom, pioneer...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Ukrainian Cultural Institute features folk art cultural exhibits and religious displays...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Experience life in the past at the Frontier Museum complex. The museum includes a rural church,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Abercrombie
    Known historically as "the Gateway to the Dakotas," Fort Abercrombie was the first permanent...