The people in the state of North Dakota, have a great appreciation for the history of their state and being able to get out of the house and go to a museum to view artifacts and artwork pertaining to their home land, can be inspiring and thrilling! The following museums are great places of discovery.
Welcome! North Dakota's largest museum features four new museum galleries tracing the state's rich history from its earliest geologic formation 600 million years ago to today. We invite you to experience the beautiful new museum spaces showcasing our people, our landscape, and our current and future development. See this information and more on their website statemuseum.nd.gov.
Plains Art Museum offers free admission to students. Students of middle school age through college need only show a student ID to access the benefit. Students younger than middle school must be accompanied by an adult who needs only to state that the child is a student.
You can read more about this fascinating art museum at their website plainsart.org.
The mission of the North Dakota Buffalo Foundation (NDBF) is to foster awareness of the cultural and historical significance of the North American bison. By operating the National Buffalo Museum, maintaining a live bison herd, and conducting educational programs, the NDBF fulfills this mission; plays a vital role in local, state, and national tourism; and helps to promote the bison industry. Together, the National Buffalo Museum and bison herd contribute to the distinctive character of Jamestown, the "Buffalo City".
You can read more about this magnificent museum at buffalomuseum.com.