×
× Close

Belle Mehus Auditorium

By | Last Modified: November 29, 2017
Belle Mehus City Auditorium

Belle Mehus Auditorium is an auditorium located in downtown Bismarck, best known as the home of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra.

The auditorium was designed by local resident Arthur Van Horn and opened in January 1914. The facility took on its current name in 1989, named after a local music teacher. In 1996, the Belle Mehus Auditorium underwent a major renovation at a cost of $2.5 million.

President Woodrow Wilson spoke from the Auditorium on October 10, 1919. He was campaigning for his vision of a League of Nations.

The Belle Mehus is also referred to as the ‘Bismarck City Auditorium’ or simply ‘The Auditorium’.

The World War Recreation Center sits adjacent to the Belle Mehus.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*