Museums

From western history, to modern art; from old cars to science geared for kids; you can learn about it all at a museum in Southwest Montana! Many of the museum buildings themselves are historical landmarks. Just about anywhere you travel in Southwest Montana, you can learn something new. Take some time and ask questions of the knowledgeable staff members - they are just waiting to share some interesting information with you.
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Jefferson County Museum

The Jefferson County Museum first opened its doors in June of 2001. The museum is comprised of two large galleries. One gallery focuses on Jefferson C...

Town: Clancy, MT
Madison Valley History Museum

The Madison Valley History Museum is conveniently located mid-way between Ennis and Virginia City, Montana. The museum is located on Montana Highway 2...

Town: Ennis, MT
Mineral Museum

If you would like to see a fantastic mineral collection or need advice on where to look for our own mineral specimens in the Butte area, the Mineral M...

Town: Butte, MT
Montana Historical Society

The Montana Historical Society houses the 'Montana Homeland' exhibit that traces 12,000 years of history under the Big Sky. Its Mackay Gallery has one...

Town: Helena, MT
Old Montana Prison

Old Montana Prison is located in the Old Montana Prison Complex, which houses five unique museums inside its historic prison walls. The complex inclu...

Town: Deer Lodge, MT
World Museum of Mining

The World Museum of Mining in Butte, MT was founded in 1963 when the close of Buttes mining heyday was less than two decades away. In the end, Butte e...

Town: Butte, MT
Beaverhead County Museum

Beaverhead County Museum has been collecting, preserving, displaying and interpreting local history for over 50 years. The museum is housed in a log b...

Town: Dillon, MT
Big Hole National Battlefield

Big Hole National Battlefield is a memorial to the people who fought and died here on August 9 and 10, 1877. About 750 non-treaty Nez Perce were fleei...

Town: Wisdom, MT
Brand Bar Museum

The Brand Bar Museum is in the Town Square of Ovando, Montana, in the heart of the Blackfoot Valley. It is near what was once the Cokalahiskit Trail, ...

Town: Ovando, MT
Broadwater County Museum and Library

Our museum focuses on local area history. There are many exhibits, including those concerning mining, dental, a homestead cabin, a general store, blac...

Town: Townsend, MT
Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives

The Archives is located in the Butte National Historic Landmark District, one block north of the Butte-Silver Bow Courthouse and is housed in a fire h...

Town: Butte, MT
Canton Church Historic Site

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, known today as the Canton Church was built in 1875-1876 by the first pioneers in Montana's Canton Valley representing ma...

Town: Townsend, MT

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