Helena, Montana
Street Address
425 N Park Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Mailing Address
PO Box 1158
Helena, MT 59624-1158
Museum Type(s)
Reid L. Gardiner, Curator- Director
phone: 406 442-7774
Reid Gardiner, Curator-Director
phone: 406 442-7774

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.


The Montana Masonic Musuem is operated by the Montana Masonic Foundation, Inc. which is is part of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Montana which was established in 1866.

Artifact Collections

Items of early American history, early Montana history and the role of the Freemasons in the devleopment of Montana.There are extensive collections from the American Revolution to the present, Masonic jewels made of Montana gold and silver, regalia, paintings, engravings, photographs and ephemera.

Research Collections

Books and manuscripts the olderst book contained was published in 1740. Also hand written manuscripts of early state history.

Educational Programs

Tours, lectures and educaitonal progtrams are offered.


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: No


No, not at this time.

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