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Bank robbery

Cool spot and neat story. If you like Western history, you’ll enjoy this. Great for kids, can take... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
FootyFanGirl
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Frederick, Colorado
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great little gem

Due to our tour group being less than 25 we stopped here at this little museum. It was lovely and... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
mollyham4
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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The Bank of Montpelier was established in 1891. It was robbed five years later by Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch Gang.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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833 Washington St, Montpelier, ID 83254-1455
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+1 208-317-9761
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Cool spot and neat story. If you like Western history, you’ll enjoy this. Great for kids, can take pictures with the naughty bank robbers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FootyFanGirl
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Owner was friendly. It has lots of cool little things from that point in history. Tells the story of what happened as well. It's a neat spot.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tiffany P
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Back in our history Butch Cassidy robbed this bank and got away with a good sum of money. The owners have preserved some of the histories and it has a small gift shop. A fun place to stop if you want to stretch your legs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mary S
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Due to our tour group being less than 25 we stopped here at this little museum. It was lovely and the owners took great pleasure in talking about the historical pieces inside. If you're in the neighbourhood it's worth going to. It won't take you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mollyham4
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

App says they are open. They are not. Guy who answered phone said they are closed for the season. Please update the hours correctly.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Michelle T
Reviewed August 20, 2016

The Bank of Montpelier was made famous by Butch Cassidy relieving it of its funds. Cokeville, WY ran him out of town and 35 miles later. voile, he "visited" Montpelier.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank gordonrlangford
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We stopped in here as we were passing through and it's a nice little place and free to go in. The owner was there and he was very friendly and knowledgeable. It has been refurbished inside and it's very nice, it's just not really authentic...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank cusegal17
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great little museum. Butch Cassidy Day is August 13th. Reenactment of the bank robbery at 3:00 pm. Also having Dutch oven and BBQ cook off. Benders are going to be set up and down the street.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kathy B
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't planning on stopping but glad I did. Was great to learn some history about Butch Cassidy and learning this was the last bank Butch and his gang robbed. Cool stuff to read and I definitely had to buy some shirts before leaving. Owner is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

There isn't much of a museum The building itself is what makes this interesting. It is the last remaining bank robbed by Butch and the boys. It does make a nice photo stop and a piece of history that is still standing.

Date of experience: July 2016
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