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Historical Museum at Fort Missoula


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The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula was established by community effort in 1975 to save what remained of original Fort Missoula, and to interpret the area's history. The museum is located on 32 acres in the heart of historic Fort Missoula. Its collection includes 40,000 objects, including 15 historic structures. As a major historical museum in Western Montana, the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula provides a valuable educational and cultural experience for the community and entire region. The museum's indoor galleries contain both permanent and changing exhibits that deal with topics of interest from the period of early exploration to modern times.
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Street Address
Building 322, Fort Missoula
Missoula, MT 59804
Mailing Address
3400 Captain Rawn Way
Missoula, MT 59804
All Year
Summer (Memorial Day-Labor Day): Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Winter (Labor Day-Memorial Day): Tuesday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Payment Methods
Cash, Discover, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks, Visa
Group Reservations Required, Walk-Ins Welcome
AAA Discount, Senior Citizens
Special direction map

Special Directions

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula is located in Building 322 at Fort Missoula. From I-90, exit onto Reserve Street and drive south to South Avenue. The entrance to the Historical Museum is approximately one mile from the intersection of South Avenue and Reserve Street, across from Big Sky High School. The nearest airport is at Missoula.