The Post - Fort Lincoln

North Dakota



Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation owns and operates The Post, located 2.5 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806. The Post is an indoor venue with private outdoor courtyard. The Post has a historic atmosphere, being the former Great Plains Museum, and comes complete with its very own pioneertown. Enjoy the beautiful backyard with picnic tables in a fenced courtyard flanked by historical buildings for your wedding celebration. Hold your ceremony and host the agenda of your reception on the indoor stage with professional lighting for a true quality proceeding. This unique vintage building also makes for a lovely backdrop to an outdoor wedding. The stone steps lined with wildflowers leads up to a wooden porch. This quaint, adorable building and the steps that lead up to it make for a platform upon which you say your vows. Look like a picturesque, storybook couple by having a lovely romantic ceremony by The Post.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 220 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 220 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 220 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 220 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 10:00AM. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $600 to $800 for a reception and includes a full day rental.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Post - Fort Lincoln is estimated at between $2,020 and $4,050 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Bathrooms included

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 1:00AM