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C.M. Russell Museum

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Address: 400 13th St. N., Great Falls, MT
Phone Number: 406/727-8787
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education, Driving
Description: Museum complex where you can tour C.M. Russell's original studio, the home...
Museum complex where you can tour C.M. Russell's original studio, the home where he lived and view many of his paintings and sketches on display.
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A must see on your travels of Montana of the world famous western art !! A personal touch of having his home and gallery to view was very insightful. This collection completed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Avon, Colorado
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A must see on your travels of Montana of the world famous western art !! A personal touch of having his home and gallery to view was very insightful. This collection completed the works that we viewed in Helena. Wonderful job of displaying his valued works, from sketches to full scale bison and horses !!!One of the Best!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are into history this is the place to go. Next to the museum is also cm Russell' s house and studio. The price you pay for the museum comes with a visit to the house and studio.

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Missoula, Montana, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I am not a person who wants to go look at paintings but this museum is very nice. I really enjoyed learning more about CM Russell and seeing his work. Not a place for kids (in my opinion) but very enjoyable.

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Oakland, California
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We ended our Lewis and Clark tour with a private tour of the museum and a dinner in one room. We didn't have enough time for everything, as the art is very nice and approachable. I hope Hungry Fox Equinox is still on display when you visit. I loved it.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

C.M. "Charley" Russell was an artist of western themes, and a highly-regarded resident of Montana (as both an artist and as an individual). This museum showcases his lifetime's remarkable work. You don't need to like "Western Art" to appreciate Russell's craftsmanship and his growth as a largely self-taught artist; it's worth visiting the museum more than once. The museum also... More 

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Cecilia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, MT, includes the charming Russell home, the artist's studio, and a fine museum of Western art that presents the work of an array of artists, illustrators, and sculptors from both the past and the present. Naturally, the work of C.M. Russell is emphasized. All three attractions are on the same grounds and offered... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had the opportunity to visit and enjoy a jewel of a museum. The western art was outstanding and the many artifacts were well displayed. We attended mid-week and attendance was light, so we had ample time to enjoy exhibits at our leisure.

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Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I've been to the museum several times. The first time I went was for Western Art Week. I've been back several times since. I love they style of art and they have a great gift shop. It can be challenging to find but worth it.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We’ve been visiting Great Falls for over 20 years, and this museum has long been on our bucket list of things to do here. We hit a rainy day afternoon (actually a rainy day week) this trip, so decided to check out the facility. We’re glad we did. Finding the place was a bit of a struggle, but once we... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In the middle of Great Falls - what a surprise to find in a residential neighborhood. You will find three buildings - the museum, his house and his studio. His paintings are hung logically by time or period with concise explanations. I learned so much and appreciated it at the same time. There are other Western displays so allow yourself... More 

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Address: 400 13th St. N., Great Falls, MT
Phone Number: 406/727-8787
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Great Falls
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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