The State Museum at the Heritage Center is temporarily closed for renovation. Watch for the first phase of new exhibits to open in 2014.
If there is a specific object you would like to see, you may want to call ahead (701.328.2666) to make sure it is available.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
The rich and varied history of North Dakota is shaped by its people across time and place.
The Inspiration Gallery: Yesterday and Tomorrow will tell the story of our state and its people through a variety of themes that continues to shape our history: agricultural innovation; industry and energy; settlement, immigration, and migration; conflict and war; our lives, our communities, and cultural expressions.
Trace the agricultural history of North Dakota. Examine innovations in industry and the impact of energy development. Explore how the state was settled by waves of immigrants and the challenges they faced. Learn about our military tradition, from frontier forts to today’s military engagements. Experience what it means to live in our communities--both rural areas and growing cities. Discover the culture and traditions of various ethnic groups who create the fabric of life in North Dakota.
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
Museum Store: 8am - 5pm M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10am - 5pm.
State Archives: 8am - 4:30pm., M-F, except legal holidays, and 2nd Sat. of each month, 10am - 4:30 pm.
State Historical Society offices: 8am - 5pm M-F, except legal holidays.
phone: (701) 328-2666
fax: (701) 328-3710