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“Wonderful Museum for the Young and Old” 5 of 5 stars
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The Montana Historical Society
225 N. Roberts St, Helena, MT
800/243-9900
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Helena
Type: History Museums
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Elgin, Texas
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“Wonderful Museum for the Young and Old”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2009

The CM Russell western art collection is superb and nicely presented - photography was allowed throughout the museum as long as you don't use a flash. The white buffalo gifted to the museum is a treasure for all people - go upstairs and pay your respect to the white bison named "Big Medicine" who died in August 1959. The Native American history exhibits as well as those depicting Montana history are outstanding. The staff ran me out at closing time even though I had been there for over three hours - the ticket price is valid for two days.

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Redmond, WA
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“One of the Best State Museums to See - 3-4 hour stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

I have gone to several state museums and city museums. I would consider this to be one that should be seen. The CM Russell Art section is fantastic! The other areas of the museum relate to the early days of Montana life, the Native Americans, Settlers and their unique items that made Montana the state it is today. The displays are excellent and well maintained. Admission is very reasonable. The gift shop is really well done and should be visited as well. Well worth the time spent !

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