Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation Interpretive Center
Explore the history, experience the culture of the Three Affiliated Tribes
Overlooking the riverscape, this living museum reveals the integral role the river plays in the story of the Great MHA Nation. Through both permanent and temporary exhibitions and other special events, travelers will find multiple opportunities to experience the Tribes’ culture and oral traditions.
Celebrating past, present, and future along the Missouri River
The campus features a 500-seat outdoor amphitheater nestled next to a beautiful three-story building. On the main level visitors will encounter a 7,577 sq. ft. museum area, interactive kiosks, coffee and gift shops, and a 250-seat conference space with demonstration rooms. Traditional meals will be prepared in a state-of-the-art kitchen for special events. Visitors can enjoy the rooftop gardens and observation areas on the top floor. The lower level houses ten administrative offices and archive rooms for the permanent collection.
Not only is this a project of historical significance, it employs sustainable design, technology, and building practices to minimize its impact on the environment.