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

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So informative!

Tells so much about the history of Montana! We learned more about the earthquake in 1959. Can't wait to visit again in 2015.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Kimberly, Wisconsin
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Kimberly, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Tells so much about the history of Montana! We learned more about the earthquake in 1959. Can't wait to visit again in 2015.

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were looking for something to do since we had some time to burn. We really enjoyed this museum. It is much larger than it looks and is full of history from the Bozeman area. This must be on your list if you enjoy history

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Keystone, South Dakota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We got to this little gem of a museum far too late! We only got to spend about an hour at this museum but you could easily spend the majority of a day here. It was an awesome little museum with some fantastic staff!! Do not miss this wonderful piece of history in Bozeman!

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Bozeman, Montana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This museum has tons of history inside. Small looking building houses many artifacts and really cool information. Very small fee to enter, I think $5.00.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I brought my students here for a field trip, and this place was awesome. They visited MOR before this museum, and I was afraid they were going to be bored. They were far from it! They loved all of the interactive exhibits, as well as all of the artifacts and information available. What a fantastic find! My new favorite place... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Located in a picturesque & largely original building - the former Jail - this museum is largely staffed by volunteers and provides a unique opportunity to explore local and regional history. The archives section serves as a great resource for those working on specific research or a particular topic; the staff are always helpful too. Often overshadowed by the larger... More 

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Billings, Montana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Amazing assortment of historical local and regional artifacts in the old jail for the Bozeman region. They even still had the old gallows where a man was hung decades ago.

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Spokane, Washington
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It's a very nice local museum in which you can learn a lot about the local history. I enjoyed it because I use to work here as a dispatcher and jailer in this, the former Sheriff's Office and Sheriffs residence. It's nice that so much of the original jail is still intact, even the old gallows. If only the walls... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Easy to walk by but so glad we didn't! A wealth of knowledge, equipment and very well organised displays within an old jailhouse which adds to the whole experience. Appreciated time spent giving introduction and then being left to explore at our own pace.

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Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A great way to understand the history of the area. Good for kids, adults, and teenagers. We are grateful to Charlie, one of the senior staff, and the time he took with us to share his insights. His rich understanding of the area and native peoples made our museum visit especially memorable. Plan on 1-2 hours.

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