• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • 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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  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Linton
    Museum in St. Matthews Episcopal Church. Four buildings contain household items, military items,...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Drayton
    The museum and other buildings are open any time by appointment. Stop by the grounds to see the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fessenden
    Rural schoolhouse, antique machinery displays, manyother historical items.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Steele
    North Dakota History comes to life at this museum. Worhip in the small country chapel, then...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Wimbledon
    The Midland Continental Depot Transportation Museum featuring Peggy Lee is a world-class museum...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Pembina
    Discover 100 million years of regional history from the Cretaceous Age to contemporary times in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beach
    Compilations of the area's pioneer past.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    LaMoure
    Artifacts and memorabilia are displayed in 5 buildings, including the former LaMoure County...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    New Salem
    Organized in 1901 as the first English-speaking congregation in New Salem (a German colonization)...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Western heritage art gallery, museum and items for sale. Features North Dakota arts and artists.
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Lidgerwood
    Museum features an old stone church with ecumenical chapel. Old school building, exhibits of...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    The LEGACY that continues ... Archives: artifacts, photographs, county and city government,...