Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park, Specialized
The history of our area is brought to life through the society's collecton of photographs, artifacts and exhibits. The society is working toward a major expansion to the main exhibit building, which houses the archives, offices, gift shop and the rotating exhibit gallery.
Museum History: The Big Horn County Historical Society developed the Big Horn County Historical Museum in 1978 on a 22 acre farm.
Great Falls, Montana
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
As part of the Cascade County Historical Society, the mission of the Historical Society's Archives is to preserve historical documents and records considered important to the heritage of the area and to utilize those resources in providing educational opportunities to the public.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History
You're most welcome to sit a spell and thumb through our extensive collections of photographs and local history books of Central Montana’s communities or view educational media in electronic format. A variety of books, memorabilia, musical CDs, videos and locally made products are for sale in the store area located near the front door.
Miles City, Montana
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House
This Center for the Arts opened in 1977 in the 1910 WaterWorks basins that previously produced Miles City's drinking water for over 60 years. It's located just west of Miles City, Montana on the banks of the Yellowstone River in an area that was part of the 1876 Fort Keogh Reservation. Previously, it was a common camping ground site used for centuries by the first Americans.
Children's, Culture, Library, Natural History, Science
CommunityWorks builds community, seeking new solutions to old problems and collaborating for strength. CommunityWorks fosters a healthy, peaceful, vibrant community grounded in educational excellence, authenticity and richness of relationships, respect and celebration of diversity.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Natural History
The H. Earl Clack Museum covers Hill County history from the age of dinosaurs through the present. Native American displays along with those of the US Cavalry give way to early settlers, cowboys and rodeo stars who all were part of Havre's colorful history.
Virginia City, Montana
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Montana Heritage Commission manages the state-owned assets in Virginia City and Nevada City. Day-to-day and long-term decisions rest with the Commission. Its management role includes establishing policies, procedures, and parameters to protect the assets while at the same time operating the facilities in a manner that leads to economic self-sufficiency.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library
The Hockaday Museum of Art is a prominent visual arts museum and cultural resource for adults, children, and families throughout northwest Montana. It serves as the "Artistic Gateway to Glacier National Park",and a forum for Montana's artistic tradition and creative cultural vision.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, Specialized
The Art Center is home to the Community Labyrinth Garden, the Central Montana Writer’s Group, the Lewistown Woodcarvers and the Central Montana Community Concert Association. Over 400 members invigorate the Art Center with their participation, volunteering and financial support.
Art, Culture, History, Historical Society, Library
The MonDak Heritage Center is the MonDak region's premier museum and art gallery, with the largest available exhibit space of any such combined facility in the region. Our mission is to preserve the region's cultural heritage and support its artistic development through traditional museum exhibits and art shows as well as through special programming. Please feel free to browse our website to get a sense of what we have to offer
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Established in 1865, the Montana Historical Society is one of the oldest institutions of its kind west of the Mississippi River. Learn more about Montana's Museum, the Montana Historical Society Press, Montana The Magazine of Western History, the Montana State Historic Preservation Office, and the MHS Research Center. Join in the countless programs we offer through our Outreach and Interpretation division, or shop in our unique Museum Store in person or online.
Art, Culture, History, Specialized
Located on a former placer mining claim in the Last Chance Gulch area of Helena. The Cornerstone was laid on July 18, 1936. Since that time the Museum has enjoyed a growth and partronage that distinguishes is as a respectable museum with colecitons of early Montana and Masonic History in Montana.
Art, Culture, History, Historic House
Culture, General, History, Library, Military, Specialized
As part of the preservation effort, the Museum seeks to acquire and display any and all items related to this region's mountain flying history, including, but not limited to, appropriate vintage aircraft, memorabilia, artifacts, historical documents, photographs, personal narratives and diaries, motion picture footage, tape recordings, magazine articles and books.
Virginia City, Montana
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Park
Our outdoor living history museum in Nevada City, Montana, houses one of the largest collections of old west artifacts outside the Smithsonian. The site consists of one hundred, 1863 to early 1900 buildings, and close to 40 Living History Interpreters. 14 original buildings from Historic Nevada City remain on site, many other era structures were moved to the site by Bovey Restorations, and placed on the street plan of Nevada City.
Miles City, Montana
Culture, History, Historical Society, Military
We have a large Museum just jam-packed with exhibits ranging from the age of the dinosaurs to the 21st century! Exhibits include many from the Native peoples of the area, from the pioneers of the range country of the Great Plains, and from soldiers including General Custer, for whom the county is named, as well as from General Miles, for whom the town is named
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
Located at 400 Woodrose in Colstrip, MT, the Schoolhouse History and Art Center (SHAC) is established to provide the opportunity for cultural events, arts education and promotion, and to encourage and preserve the culture and history of Colstrip and the surrounding area.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The upper Swan Valley area is unique in that it still retains a plethora of evidence of its varied history. There still exist old Indian trails crisscrossing our mountains. Old trapper cabins and marten notched trees are still around on the landscape. This area was homesteaded and settled at a relatively late date, primarily from the mid-1910's and later, with many artifacts and buildings of that particular era still in existence.