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Montana Historical Society Museum

225 N Roberts St, Helena, MT 59601-4514
+1 800-243-9900
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Worth Your Time

The Museum located adjacent to the Capital Building is great value. The CM Russell gallery alone... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Don W
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Montana gem - Don't miss it.

If you are interested in the history of Montana don't miss this wonderful facility. On-going and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
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225 N Roberts St, Helena, MT 59601-4514
+1 800-243-9900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum located adjacent to the Capital Building is great value. The CM Russell gallery alone is worth a visit. There are significant displays of Native American culture and of easily Montana life. We spent a couple of hours, one could sped a half a...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 28 October 2017

If you are interested in the history of Montana don't miss this wonderful facility. On-going and topical historical exhibitions throughout the year. Great archives and informed friendly staff.

Thank Tullamoretraveller
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a very nice state museum which showcases Montana's history very well. It spans from the Native Americans to settlers with a gold rush in the mix. The white buffalo and story were very interesting. It is worth your time and cost if you...More

Thank Donnagay1d
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Impressive CM Russell art collection well displayed and informative captions. A lot of cultural artifacts of Montana's native and European histories. I learned several things in this pleasant museum.

Thank Martha Ann M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The guide books said this museum was outstanding, and we certainly found it to be comprehensive. We have visited most of the museums in Washington DC and New York, and this Western example was excellent.

Thank jmch491
Reviewed 20 September 2017

For an English person this was incredibly informative and so very interesting. My husband and I spent three hours learning so much more than we imagined and I left after buying numerous books on Indians. We loved the Russell paintings how fortunate to have someone...More

Thank MicheleColette
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Lewis and Clark, Charles Russell were highlights. Very reasonable admission and good gift shop. Benchs for quick rest between exhibits. Also several areas for children

Thank beachlovernewengland
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited many nice museums but this is a small town museum with a big city feel. The man who sold us our tickets was friendly and helpful. The displays were unique and laid out in a very professional way. They even had a...More

Thank larjeradams
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It's free from 4 to 5 so I went in after the trolley tour. It only took me about 45 minutes to walk through. Good history of the area from native american history to the present. They also have a great section of CM Russell...More

Thank hulagirl78749
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped her expecting to spend an hour or so and ended up staying for over three hours! The Charlie Russell collection is just stunning and the rest of the museum is very well done. Although, I did notice a labeling mistake in one room....More

Thank jacqueet
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