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Unexpected Treasures.

Standing in front of this museum you will probably think: not worth to open this door. But what a... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
A trip to the past

This museum is a great way to get to know the area as well as take a trip back in time. It is a... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Standing in front of this museum you will probably think: not worth to open this door. But what a mistake is that!! This is fantastic. Not because of the local things you will find in any small town museum, it's like every were else. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

This museum is a great way to get to know the area as well as take a trip back in time. It is a large museum, that includes multiple buildings, including a one room school house, farm/ranch machinery from past decades, and so much history!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

We decided this would be a good spot for a midday stop to stretch the legs. Thought we'd spend about 15 minutes here and then we discovered what a rare find this was. The room you first walk into looked like just a bunch of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is one of the best small town museums I have visited (and I've seen quite a few). There are several outbuildings (e.g. one room schoolhouse) and outdoor displays of old vehicles and farm equipment. The shell collection is amazing. As I was the only...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank ChrisKempling
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We used to live in Broadus and we volunteered here. It is a treasure in a town that you would not expect something of this quality. Check it out and see some real Montana history. Mac's Museum (within the museum complex) is amazing. You will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Free to everyone, you'll be greeted by friendly volunteers. Don't miss the one room school house and Mac's Museum in the lot behind the main building. Love the egg, seashell and insect collection.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 42Debbie
Reviewed August 28, 2015

This little stop in Broadus is the best historical museum I've ever visited! Fascinating collections, well labelled and documented, and incredibly knowledgeable volunteers. We were warmly greeted as we entered and given a personal tour by a gentleman who had lived in the area for...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank priestlakepie
Reviewed June 30, 2015

You would not expect anything so magnificent in a backwater like Broadus, Montana. The exterior gives no clue as to the absolute gem that lies within. The volunteers knowledge is amazing. Twyla, Jean and her amazingly gifted 14 year old grandson Jaeger were an absolute...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Feathers013
Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is the real thing!!!Brands, old country store, implements, saddles, pictures, memoirs! Probably best arrowhead collection anywhere. Surprising shell collection from around the world. Everything is authentic.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Jack K
Reviewed September 17, 2014

This museum is not at all what I was expecting, and that is a really good thing! This is not some fly by night roadside attraction. It is a legitimate museum with something for everybody. Everything in the museum is meticulously labeled and cataloged. It...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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