• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • 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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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Regent
    4-building museum includes Doc Hill's office, a drugstore, pioneer town and home.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as the twin towers of the World Trade Center...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Carson
    This historic site marks the location of a stagecoach station on the Bismarck-to-Deadwood Trail,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fessenden
    Historic 1899 Victorian home listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Four guest rooms...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Linton
    Museum in St. Matthews Episcopal Church. Four buildings contain household items, military items,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Tour an abandoned missile site, which was part of the Stanley Mickelson's safeguard Complex. See...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Walhalla
    The Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site preserves the 1840s home and trading post of Métis...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    New Salem
    Organized in 1901 as the first English-speaking congregation in New Salem (a German colonization)...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Wimbledon
    The Wimbledon Community Museum has four buildings which house cultural artifacts from the early...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Drayton
    The museum and other buildings are open any time by appointment. Stop by the grounds to see the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Fine art gallery with modern, antique and vintage paintings, maps, and prints. Framing and...