A Home Away From Home

Nome Schoolhouse

Nome, North Dakota
Inn & Event Center
In-House Meals
About Us
Shepherd Industries

The Nome Schoolhouse is a beautiful school building in Nome, ND that was built in 1916 and was closed in 1966. It is currently in the process of being restored by Shepherd Industries, LLC and will be the future home of Bear Creek FeltingDakota Fiber Mill, a Bed and Breakfast, Event center, retail store and classrooms to learn all about the Fiber Arts.

The Fiber Animals

Spend time with the animals that provide the fiber

Fiber Art

Purchase fiber art in our retail store and visit the Bear Creek Felting Studio

Dakota Fiber Mill

Visit North Dakota’s only Fiber Mill


Book an event in our spacious facility

Enjoy the North Dakota countryside

Hiking, canoeing and peaceful North Dakota small town living.



Learn all about the Fiber Arts, attend a retreat or host a crafting retreat in our unique facility


See us in the News

Nome Schoolhouse Getting a Facelift


Nome is Where the Heart Is: Schoolhouse Rebirth


New Life for Nome School

Main Street, Prairie Public News

What you will Get when it opens

Amenities, Services, & Travel Guide

Free WiFi
Free Parking
Bedroom Comforts
In house catering
Fiber Craft Supplies
Old School Charm

We realize that even with our amazing in house chef you may still want to get out and enjoy some area restaurants. Here are a few we recommend:

  • Lunch Box Eatery, Fort Ransom
  • Hodenattes on Main, Lisbon, ND
  • Pizza Corner, Valley City
  • Bridges Bar and Grill, Valley City


Arts & Culture
  • Sheyenne Valley Arts and Crafts Association – Fall Craft Show – Last full weekend in September
  • Sodbuster Days – Fort Ransom State Park, July and September


Outdoor & Adventure
  • Scenic Backway
  • Scenic Byway
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • Little Yellowstone
Day Trips
  • Worlds Largest Buffalo, National Buffalo Museum Jamestown
  • Fort Abercrombie
  • Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead, MN
Plan a Visit to North Dakota

Renovations are just Beginning

Renovations of the 1916 school building have just begun

(701) 238-4002
200 1st Avenue, Nome, North Dakota

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