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Fort Totten State Historic Site

outheastern edge of the town of Fort Totten, Fort Totten, ND
+1 701-328-2666
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Very interesting, lots of history

We stumbled upon this purely by accident, but are very happy we did. There weren't a lot of people... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Jamie V
Ripon, Wisconsin, United States
Well Preserved Fort

The Fort was built in 1867 as a military post (it was decommissioned 1890), but for most of its... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Fargo, North Dakota
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outheastern edge of the town of Fort Totten, Fort Totten, ND
+1 701-328-2666
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stumbled upon this purely by accident, but are very happy we did. There weren't a lot of people there so we could explore at our own pace. Be sure to grab a couple of the brochures that are offered by the counter when you...More

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Fort was built in 1867 as a military post (it was decommissioned 1890), but for most of its history it served as a boarding school for Native American children (up until 1959). Fort Totten was designated a historic site in 1960 and the 17...More

Thank pskruse
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This unique historical site offers educational, cultural, dining (during The Fort Totten Little Theater season) and a bed and breakfast(The Totten Inn). The museums have been renovated and provide important information about the region. The theater performances in July are truly amazing. The Totten Inn...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 9 September 2015

A big WOW for this amazing historic site near Devil's Lake. With an $8.00 admission, my husband and I were mesmorized by the incredible history and stories told by our wonderful Native guide Mildred. This fort's pristine state of preservation is only exceeded by the...More

Thank MNDoodles
Reviewed 27 May 2015

You do not want to miss this beautifully preserved frontier fort. The buildings are well preserved for their age, and they seemed to be doing some upkeep and preservation work on some of the buildings when we were there. More of a walk through than...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Stay in the Fort Totten Historic Inn, which is one of the museum buildings converted to a bed and breakfast. the inn, beautiful, clean, comfortable, and full of antiques, Attend the play, great community theatre, we always enjoy the evening. See the museum, your sleeping...More

1  Thank Jim-Denise-MB
Reviewed 12 June 2014

We visited Fort Totten at the end of june while touring northern North Dakota. There is a lot of information in the buildings at the fort. It is a rather remote area so it is very peaceful. There is an inn with overnight accomodations. No...More

1  Thank jwelhwel
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The visitors center is where you need to stop first to get the history of the fort. It will amaze you what role it played in history. The buildings on the premises are in great shape on the outside and you can see they are...More

1  Thank Jo T
Reviewed 5 July 2013

It's had museums and quite a bit of history. Fort Totten State Historic Site site events site exhibits site history page 1 page 2 images & resources Located on the southeastern edge of the town of Fort Totten, this site preserves a military post built...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We usually go walk through the pioneer daughters and odd fellows things once a year and they always change something. Fort Totten Little Theater Always puts on a good show during the summer months. The show has not been moved to town until the road...More

Thank hmac1985
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