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Fort Totten State Historic Site

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Address: outheastern edge of the town of Fort Totten, Fort Totten, ND
Phone Number: +1 701-328-2666

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Beautiful historical setting

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
Julie S
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 is beautifully decorated. This is a must see if you are in North Dakota!

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 poignant and often sad human stories of the fort, which includes both the soldiers' time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 interactive, it is still a must see if you are in the Devil's Lake area.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 in. Lots to see, plenty of history, overall, a super cool place.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 tour guides were there on our visit but we were able to go into many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 trying to get the insides refurbished to the time period but it will take a... More 

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Keller, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 in 1867 and used continuously as a military reservation until 1890 when it became a... More 

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Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 construction is done.

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West Columbia, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2011

Fort Totten is more interesting because of the two different institutions that existed here and the combining of area collectables in multiple parts that provides a multiple museum experience. It was first a military barracks in the post civil war era of western expansion. More information is provided on the turn of the century era when the buildings served as... More 

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