• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Double Pony Truss Bridge
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - School House Teaching
  • Ukrainian Festival
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Plains Art Museum
  • 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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Events
Featured Events
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019
    Grand Forks
    Feast of Nations - The University of North Dakota's first ever Feast of Nations was held in 1961....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mar 09, 2019 - Mar 09, 2019
    Moorhead
    The 15th Annual Celtic Festival 2018 is a celebration of the rich culture of the seven Celtic...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Apr 06, 2019 - Apr 06, 2019
    Dickinson
    Our Psyanky (Easter Egg) decorating classes are a popular event, and an absolute must for anyone...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    May 31, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019
    Wahpeton
    Wahpeton will celebrate 150 years in 2019....
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    On July 4, 1987, the people of Williston dedicated this monument to agriculture. It is a tribute...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Price
    Site preserves a large prehistoric Hidatsa earthlodge village dating to the 1700s, protected by a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    FMBallet is a regional professional performing dance company recognized and respected nationally...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hillsboro
    "Walk through our doors, step into the past." Traill County's main museum is an 1897 three story...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    The campground is located on Highway 1806, 26 miles north of Watford City. This campground offers...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Hanks
    Historical area artifacts from early settlement days.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    Tourist information center includes North Dakota crafts and Pride of Dakota gifts; open 10 a.m.-6...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    Roadside display on Highway 12 about 10 miles East of Hettinger overlooking the site of one of...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Stanton
    Fort Clark Trading Post State Historic Site is one of the most important archeological sites in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    New Salem
    Nine buildings: school, church, blacksmith shop, 1910 house, railroad depot, farm machinery, cars...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Located southwest of Medora, this site memorializes the life and activities in North Dakota of...