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Montana Historical Society Museum

225 N Roberts St, Helena, MT 59601-4514
+1 800-243-9900
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Museum jewel

Impressive CM Russell art collection well displayed and informative captions. A lot of cultural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha Ann M
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San Francisco, California
Worth the time!

The guide books said this museum was outstanding, and we certainly found it to be comprehensive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jmch491
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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225 N Roberts St, Helena, MT 59601-4514
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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 4 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
Reviewed 30 August 2017

What a shocker! We were surprised at how much great historical informtion/displays there were. And there is also a military museum in the same building. Every family should visit this.

Thank Alexbutleavemealone
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a very nice museum surrounding the history of the area. Lots of exhibits to see with nice explanations. This is a must see for the area.

Thank seafoodjunkiestan
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 4pm which is when admission is free from 4-5pm when they close. A nice set of exhibits that give a good historical view of Helena and what life was like in Helena before the gold rush and after as well. There is...More

Thank ForzaDude
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