Fargo Tourist Attractions
Fargo is located in the Valley Region of North Dakota and is the largest city in the state. There is plenty here to entertain visitors with cultural and recreational activities. The Red River Zoo offers a look at some of the local wildlife and makes a fun family outing. The Plains Art Museum in a restored warehouse in the Fargo's historic district will be sure to please art lovers.There are also a host of other museums and attractions, along with historic buildings and fun events held throughout the year.The Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau is located in the "Grain Elevator" and outside is the Celebrity Walk of Fame.
Children's Museum at Yunker Farm
The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm located in Fargo is a great place for a family outing. The museum features more than 50 hands on exhibits that will be sure to delight children of all ages. The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm is rated as one of the nation's top 25 children's museums. It has an active event calendar of fun things to do, be sure to check in to see what is going on when you are visiting town.
Plains Art Museum
The Plains Art Museum in Fargo features a permanent collection as well as temporary exhibitions. Among the permanent collection are works by Andy Warhol, David Bradley, Edward S. Curtis and George Morrison. Works by local artists are also highlighted, allowing visitors to see some of North Dakota's own talent. Be sure the check the Plains Art Museum calendar to see what is currently on display and what is upcoming.
Address: 704 First Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58102, United States
Opening hours: 11am-5pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm; Thu: 11am-8pm; Sat: 10am-5pm; Closed: Mon
Always opened on: Martin Luther King's Birthday - USA (3rd Monday, Jan), President's Day - USA (3rd Monday, Feb), Columbus Day - USA (2nd Monday, Oct)
Always closed on: New Year's Day (Jan 1), New Year's Eve (Dec 31), Christmas - Christian (Dec 25), Christmas Eve - Christian (Dec 24)
Entrance fee in USD: Adult $5.00, Senior $4.00, Students FREE, Child FREE
Facilities: Gift shop, Restaurant or food service
Roger Maris Baseball Museum
The Roger Maris Baseball Museum located in Fargo is dedicated to this hero of modern day baseball. The museum contains all manner of memorabilia related to the great man and is a wonderful place to reminisce about baseball's greatest players. Roger Maris grew up on Fargo and Grand Forks and much of his early life in these two cities is on display at the museum. The museum is easily located as it is housed in the West Acres Shopping Mall.
Red River Zoo
The Red River Zoo in Fargo is a great place to spend a summer day. The zoo was opened in 1998 and continues to grow every year. They specialize in native and exotic species, both in flora and fauna. Over 300 animals call the Red River Zoo home and more arrive on a regular basis. The zoo also has an active education program for adults and children.
The Rheault Farm consists of 15 acres of property with an early 20th Century home and barn. Rheault Farm is named for Ernest Rheault , whose family operated the farm from 1949 to mid 1979. The farm is now operated by the Fargo Park District and open to the public. The facility hosts numerous festivals throughout the year and is also available for private rental.