Last updated: 11/6/2011
Seeley Lake Historical Society
Seeley Lake, Montana
Street Address
2920 Highway 83N
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1261
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
phone: 406-677-2990
e-mail: slhistory@blackfoot.net
Hours
Labor Day thru Memorial Day
Friday2 PM - 4 PM
Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Donation
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Cheryl Thompson, President
phone: 406-677-2990
Description

Our big yellow tipi, is out front to highlight our connection with the first nations people from the other side of the mountain as well as our hunting history. Inside our 1920's horse barn you will find a different display in each (double) team stall showcasing some point of our history.

Its like walking into an old barn. Displays are in the original horse stalls, named after the teams that occupied them. One of the stalls is the society office and the grainery/tack room is the utility room. Each stall has a theme, and displays will be changed periodically to feature culture of the local area.

History

The Seeley Lake Historical Society was established in 1998 with Articles of Incorporation filed May 18, 1999. 501(c)(3) nonprofit status was gained in 2003. The museum opened to the public in May 2004.

Artifact Collections

Numerous items depicting the culture from the area around the village of Seeley Lake, MT.

Research Collections

An extensive and important collection of Native American artifacts. 1000s of stone pieces.

Educational Programs

Guest speakers are encouraged to also be available for a presentation at the local schools.

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

  • Cabin Fever - A Centennial Collection of Stories About the Seeley Lake Area
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    Wheelchair Accessible

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