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Welcome to the Ward County Historical Society! 
Since 1951, the Ward County Historical Society has helped to maintain and preserve the history of Ward County and the region. The Society maintains the Pioneer Village Museum in Burlington, North Dakota. The museum boasts several buildings, all of which house artifacts and items of historical importance. 

Upcoming Events

Check out our Events page for all of the fun planned for
Old Settlers Days

Saturday and Sunday, June 17 & 18!!

We are accepting donations for upcoming fundraising needs.  

Donations of unwanted items such as
vehicles, farm machinery, good condition household goods, etc. that you may want to
donate for tax deductions or just because you enjoy what we have to share with the public would be greatly appreciated.  This will help the Village flourish and contribute to completing some much needed repairs/additions to the site. To find out more about how and when to do this, please call Dan at 701-721-3617. 

Wednesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday Noon - 5pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays


Free Will Offering
Our quarterly newsletter is posted online in the About Us dropdown menu, but if you would like to receive it via mail or email please let us know. Use the Contact Us form and post the necessary information so we can keep you up-to-date the way you prefer.
For Tours:
Call or message us for private tours!
We really enjoy showing our village to classes, senior centers, and any other group that wants to explore our village and have fun learning some local history.

For Event Rentals:
Check out our Events page for more information on holding an event at our site.
8181 Highway 2/52 West - Burlington, North Dakota 58722
Mailing: P.O. Box 994, Minot, ND 58702

(701) 839-0785
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