New & Upcoming Exhibits

dinosaur walking on four legs with its tail outstretched

Dakota the Dinomummy

The State Historical Society of North Dakota and the North Dakota Geological Survey are partners in building a new exhibit for Dakota. As one of only a handful of mummified dinosaurs in the world, we're giving Dakota a place to shine.

Opening spring 2020 in the Corridor of History

men and horses outside an old post office building

The Prairie Post Office

Special delivery! This exhibit explores the role of small-town North Dakota post offices and the rural residents they serve, featuring photographs by Wayne Gudmundson, archival letters and images, a mail delivery wagon, and more.

Now open in the Sperry Gallery through 2021

balance table with blocks on it


This interactive exhibition engages family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.

Now open in the Hall of Honors through Dec. 2020

posters and pendants about votes for women

Woman Suffrage in North Dakota

Each year our museum interns create a display to go in the hallway exhibit case. This year's exhibit showcases objects and images from our collections related to Woman Suffrage in North Dakota.

Now open in the Corridor of History