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Heritage Center Expansion Project

Heritage Center
Expansion Project

NOW OPEN:

The State Museum at the Heritage Center is open! Experience the first two museum galleries. The remaining galleries will open Nov. 2, 2014, our grand opening and North Dakota’s 125th anniversary.

The new east front doors and parking lot are open! You can now enter through the Northern Lights Atrium!

Plan Your Visit

Now open in the Heritage Center & State Museum are the first two galleries – the Adaptation Gallery: Geologic Time and the Innovation Gallery: Early Peoples. Also open are the new Museum Store, new Great Plains Theater, the renovated Russell Reid Auditorium, select hallway exhibits, and more.

The children's exhibit area, The Treehouse, will open in 2015. The final galleries, the Inspiration Gallery: Yesterday and Today and the Governors Gallery, will open Nov. 2, 2014, in conjunction with our grand opening and North Dakota's 125th anniversary of statehood.

North Dakota Heritage Center
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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Heritage Center Hours:
State Museum and Museum Store: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat & Sun, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The State Museum and Heritage Center are closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

State Archives and Historical Research Library:
Mon-Fri, 8am - 4:30pm, 2nd Sat of each month 10am-4:30pm, except legal holidays

State Historical Society offices:
8am - 5pm M-F, except legal holidays.

Historic Sites Hours:
Site hours vary by location. Please visit our historic sites index to get specific site information.

Address:
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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Hours:
State Museum and Store: 8am - 5pm M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10am - 5pm.
State Archives: 8am - 4:30pm., M-F, except state holidays, and 2nd Sat. of each month, 10am - 4:30 pm.
State Historical Society offices: 8am - 5pm M-F, except state holidays.

Contact Us:
phone: (701) 328-2666
fax: (701) 328-3710
email: histsoc@nd.gov