Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Activities

Learn about the coexistence and interaction of two different cultures as you walk through the reconstructed trading post.

Discover the customs of commercial and cultural exchange as you visit with the trader in the Indian Trade House.(Summer only)

Examine the exhibits in the Visitor Center and learn about the history, culture and archaeology of Fort Union Trading Post.

Step into the tipis in and around the post and imagine the nomadic life of the Plains Indians.

Picture steamboats struggling upstream as you view the Missouri River in front of the fort.

Summer weekends feature a blacksmith working iron on most Saturdays and sometimes include a black powder firearms demonstration.

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