• 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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  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Turtle Mountains, Sky Dancer Casino and Resort is the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Mountain
    Historic, picturesque country estate, bed and breakfast offerings, bus tours welcomed, fine...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Includes early railroad depot, 2 homestead houses, a log cabin, early schoolhouse, church and an...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    This stunning American Gothic-style church, built 1910, is one of only 60 minor basilicas in the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Minto
    Museum includes a trading post, country school, log cabin, complete main street with turn-of-the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    The Barnes County Historical Society is an 18,000-square-foot facility dedicated to telling the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Hanks
    Historical area artifacts from early settlement days.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Courthouse, built in 1883, is North Dakota's oldest surviving courthouse and...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this courthouse is a majestic example of...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Menoken
    Site preserves a prehistoric village dating to the early 1200s. Site is a National Historic...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    Tourist information center includes North Dakota crafts and Pride of Dakota gifts.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The courthouse, with its massive structure and dome of graceful outline, is the first...