Rourke Art Museum
If you enjoy art, be sure to visit the Rourke Art Museum. The museum was designed to educate the community through its extensive art collection. Different types of art are on display here, including art from the Midwest, Asian artifacts, and 20th century pieces. The exhibits are changed routinely so you can keep coming back to discover something new. Special events and educational programs are held at the museum from time to time, including lectures by art professionals and hands on art creation. Special tours are also offered and children's activities abound throughout the year.
Moorhead features plenty of outdoor space to suit the entire family. With miles of trails and over 42 parks, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The trails wind throughout the city so you can take in the beauty that nature has to offer. Witness wildlife in their natural habitats or simply experience the lush trees and foliage. Parks in the area are equipped with ball fields, play equipment, and open areas. Picnic facilities, restrooms, and gazebos are also available for you to use. One of these outdoor spaces is sure to provide you with the peace and relaxation you are looking for.
Explore a piece of Moorhead’s history by stopping at the Comstock House. Built in 1883 by Solomon Comstock, the house has been restored to its original state. The stunning Victorian home is two stories and has 11 rooms, including a parlor, library, and sitting room. Four bedrooms can also be found along with a maid’s chamber. Much of the home’s original furniture pieces and personal Comstock family items are located inside so that you can get a glimpse of life in the 1800s. Tours of this grand home are given on a scheduled basis.