What To See


Frontier Village

Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town of 25 buildings.

White Buffalo

Come see the rare white buffalo in the herd owned by the National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown North Dakota.

World's Largest Buffalo Monument

Don't miss your photo op with the big guy, Dakota Thunder!

National Buffalo Museum

Experience the history of bison from prehistoric times to the present. Open year-round.

Stutsman County Memorial Museum

Visit the historic Lutz Mansion, which houses this museum that celebrates the lifestyle of the area's early settlers.

Fort Seward

Discover Fort Seward! This is the site of an army post that kept watch over the railroad during it's construction.

Louis L'Amour Trail

Visit various locations in Jamestown that Louis L'Amour, beloved western author, visited.

The Arts Center

Experience the heart of Jamestown's arts scene. View the current gallery display and attend theater and musical performances.

St. James Basilica

See one of only about 60 minor basilicas in the nation. This church was elevated to this status in 1989.

Alfred Dickey Public Library

Visit this historic building, which was built in 1918 and is part of the Louis L'Amour trail as well as the James River Valley Library System.

Historic Franklin School

Step back in time in the oldest remaining school building in Jamestown.

North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame

Come pay tribute to the greatest names in North Dakota sports.

Frontier Fort & Wildlife Museum

Feed a live buffalo and view a large collection of taxidermy animals and antiques.

1883 Stutsman County Courthouse

View the amazing architecture in the state's oldest courthouse.

Around Jamestown

Explore the heart of the North Dakota prairie and take in some small town hospitality.