• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Best of Show and People Category: Winner - "Watching the Sunset at Double Ditch," Nick Hornbacher, 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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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Railroad artifacts and pictures, Railroad Hall of Fame, 5 acres with rolling stock and 3,000...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Hampden
    Located at east end of Hampden Mall, Main Street, Hampden.Open year-round, by appointment. Call ...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Northwood
    Museum features displays from the early days in and around the Northwood community.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Site contains ruins of large Mandan Indian earthlodge village believed to have been inhabited for...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Enderlin
    The Enderlin Museum is dedicated to preserving the area's rich heritage for future generations....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Dickinson State University Art Gallery is located in Klinefelter Hall. The gallery provides...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Oakes
    The Heritage Center was originally the First National Bank of Oakes, built in 1906, featuring...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Gateway to Science is North Dakota's hands-on science center located in Bismarck. With more than...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Binford
    Camp Atchison, 2 1/2 miles south of Binford, Griggs County, served as a major base and landmark...