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Rich with history, a number of the North Dakota State Parks have museums open to the public. The exhibits and artifacts are unique to the area and highlight an important part of history. 

Fort Stevenson State Park 
A small museum is located inside the replica of the fort's original guardhouse. The museum houses interpretive exhibits on the history of the fort and the Missouri River. The museum is free to visit with the purchase of a daily or annual vehicle permit. 

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Travel through time as you explore the rich history of this area, once home to the Mandan Native Americans from 1575-1781 and one of the most important military forts on the northern Plains in the late 1800s. View exhibits and artifacts along with a short video, all located within the Visitor Center.

Icelandic State Park
Visitors can walk through the Pioneer Heritage Center that houses exhibits, a library with resources on local and family histories, and programing highlighting North Dakota‚Äôs homesteading years. Visitors can also tour restored historic buildings nearby.