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A Great Stop to Learn Some Local History

The actual fort, in Fort Benton, is an interesting place to visit. There is a charge to go in, I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
What a great bunch of Musuems

We have been to Fort Benton and their musuems the last three summers in a row. We are going back... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Located in Fort Benton "The Birthplace of Montana"™ the Heritage Complex is the home of Old Fort Benton, The Museum of the Upper Missouri, The State of Montana's Museum of the Northern Great Plains, Homestead Village, The Hornaday Smithsonian...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The actual fort, in Fort Benton, is an interesting place to visit. There is a charge to go in, I think it was $12 per person, and this includes the museum, a few buildings, a nice collection of art work, and a nice talk in...More

Thank mrliterature
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to Fort Benton and their musuems the last three summers in a row. We are going back again! It is one of the best, cleanest, complete museum experiences in Montana!

Thank Ma H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really well worth the stop! So much to see and read about the history of the town! You can surely spend a few hours enjoying the museums and heritage center, easy! A gem of Fort Benton for sure. Plenty of parking and right in town.

Thank Wanderer0213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, lodging, and little gift shop. The area is filled with history. interesting architecture, and cool landscapes

Thank Leahjs555
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the Museum of the Upper Missouri, where we purchased inclusive tickets for all three Fort Benton Museums which are valid for two days. Next door was the reconstructed Fort Benton trading post and Starr Art Gallery. We then walked three blocks to the Museum...More

Thank MikePbo
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went to all the museums and they were great. THere is a lot of history in Fort Benton. You pay one price for two days for all the museums.

Thank blueharley
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a fascinating small town. It feels lost in time, yet the cafe where we had lunch was full of young hipsters, and the restored Grand Union Hotel has one of the best restaurants in the area. We came to Fort Benton mainly for...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

If you love history, and want to see a series of museums that have been created and nurtured not only by field experts but also by the people who live nearby, look no further. I have never seen museums with more interesting artifacts over such...More

Thank Grizingraz
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

What a delightful town one of the nicest, friendliest places I have ever visited. From the lady walking the river walk, resturant to just people waving a place to go and enjoy!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A really cool thing- the homestead museum in Fort Benton. It takes about an hour and all ages will like.

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