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Blaine County Museum

501 Indiana St, Chinook, MT 59523-9719
+1 406-357-2590
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The museum was very nice! Good video of big paw battlegrounds. Good dinosaur display in cars no... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dennis P
via mobile

Go here and see film before heading out to Bear Paw battlefield. Well done. Park ranger was... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Debra G
Norman, Oklahoma
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501 Indiana St, Chinook, MT 59523-9719
+1 406-357-2590
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was very nice! Good video of big paw battlegrounds. Good dinosaur display in cars no large models. Good explanation of fossils as well as other aspects of that period. Good collection of western memorabilia.

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Go here and see film before heading out to Bear Paw battlefield. Well done. Park ranger was excellent, very knowledgeable and he had only been on the job 4 months!

Thank Debra G
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stopped here on our way to the Bear Paw Battlefield since the interim visitor center is located here. The museum itself is a hidden treasure. It has many exhibits from when this area was first settled with homesteaders and gives a good feel for...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Blaine County Museum serves as the visitor center for the Bear Paw Battlefield (part of the Nez Perce Trail) south of Chinook, so you should stop at the museum to see the film if you plan to tour the battlefield (which I highly recommend)....More

Thank niteed
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

A very well done museum of the area. Covers a wide range of topics. The video is a must see if at the museum.

Thank AngieDO
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This museum has very nice displays and though small is open and roomy even though packed with displays. We are finding the local museums to be as interesting as the glitzy fee required locations. Nice in a state that charges to see natural features and...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Lots to see, and lots to learn about the local history. Very informative, lots of cool exhibits, antiques. Be sure you stop in!

Thank Terri M
Reviewed 30 January 2016

You have to see this museum once in your lifetime if you get the chance. It's really remarkable what they have done with a small museum.

Thank jcpbrighteyes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This museum was free and there was a great movie "Battle of BearPaw Battlefield - Nez Perce Park". We learned so much about Chief Joseph, which helped us in the rest of our travels. The displays were very well done, especially the tar paper house.

Thank 00noodles
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Driving Hwy 2 - the highline - in Northern Montana gives one plenty of time to ponder where to stop for a break. If you like museums, the Blaine County Museum in Chinook, Montana is a winner. It was a pleasure to discover a small...More

Thank phh26541
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