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Address: 317 W. Main St., Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone Number: 406-522-8122
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Really fun and educational

Visited with a group aged 9-50s. Everyone had a fun time. Very educational - really sparked an interest in learning more about Lewis & Clark.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Visited with a group aged 9-50s. Everyone had a fun time. Very educational - really sparked an interest in learning more about Lewis & Clark.

Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Lots of information about the pioneers. Also interesting history about how Bozeman started. Child friendly.

Thank Reffinej
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

You can see a jail and western items used by the people in the past. Plus there is equipment and reading material.

Thank Margaret C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is a small but really interesting museum in the old Bozeman jailhouse. The very friendly young lady on reception gave us an overview of the museum and Bozeman history.Allow about an hour. 5 minutes walk from the town centre

Thank Harrydomingo
Petaluma, California
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139 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

We love going and visiting local museums and this museum is great. Our guide was Ivy and was she extremely helpful and told us so much about Bozeman and the surrounding towns. We sure learned how much of a scoundrel John Bozeman really was. The museum in interesting and full of great items. It is neat that it is actually... More 

Thank DroolieK
Green Valley, Arizona
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213 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a very nice little museum on local history of the Bozeman area. Not a lot of big exhibits but what they have is interesting and lets you learn more about the history of the area. Located in the old jail which also makes it interesting.

Thank jcjr2
Bozeman, Montana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We had an afternoon to spend in Bozeman while passing through to our campground. We looked up the Museum of the Rockies but didn't feel like spending $60 for or family. We found the Pioneer Museum in downtown Bozeman. Such a great find! Kids are free and adults are $5. The museum is housed in an old jailhouse so the... More 

1 Thank dzt66
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit a lot of history resides in this building and the price is very reasonable. You can see canons to quilts.

Thank mary g
Mesa, Arizona
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

the Pioneer Museum, now named The Gallatin History Museum are one and the same. Great little museum, housed in the original county jail, built in 1911. We are RVers and always amazed at the information and artifacts one can find in these smaller museums. Also impressive are the volunteers who spend hours of their time to bring to fruition these... More 

1 Thank Shack2_05
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Pioneer Museum in downtown Bozeman is a walk through the early history of Montana, especially the area of Bozeman. I took time to read the cards in front of every exhibit and was very surprised at the historical details. The connections to Lewis and Clark and Yellowstone are right there to investigate. The building used to be an old... More 

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