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Custer Battlefield Museum

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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I was curious to learn about the location name Garryowen and Custer

We took the first turn off the Expressway to this location, which is about 3 miles short of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sydney, Australia
A long wait

I had read all about the Battle of the Little Bighorn as a young kid and always wanted to come to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruch, Oregon
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The Custer Battlefield Museum houses hundreds of Indian War Period artifacts and manuscripts related to Custer, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull and the 7th Cavalry as well as the acclaimed photograph collection of D.F. Barry. Home to Sitting Bull's death...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
I-90 Exit 514, Garryowen, MT 59031
+1 406-638-1876
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the first turn off the Expressway to this location, which is about 3 miles short of the Custer battle site and we are glad we did. the site appears a combination of a Gas station, restaurant, Gift shop and Museum cojoined,a little funky...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I'm a bit torn about this place. While the museum is interesting, it could be so much better. You enter into a shop, with a vast amount of different things, far more than you would expect. While looking around it was announced that a tour...More

Thank Nik2212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read all about the Battle of the Little Bighorn as a young kid and always wanted to come to the site. I was surprised it was so popular and crowded so I guess I am not the only one. Anyway, (I can now...More

Thank alanvoetsch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Custer Battlefield Museum aft6er spending the better part of the day touring the battlefield. We can't say enough about what an incredible resource this place is. We actually wished we had gone here before we did the battlefield. They movie is...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the museum first. It was the right move to see the video explain exactly what happened, why and when. There was also a lot of interesting pictures and artifacts. Worth the $7.50.

Thank bluedog1400
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a cool and rainy morning late in August before going to the Battle of Little Bighorn NPS site. We were glad we did. The DVD and the exhibits are a great introduction and preparation before you go to the Battle of Little...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here first on our way to the Little Big Horn Battlefield & we learned so much going through the museum( small charge but so worth it!!). Incredible collection to look at & learned so much at the included detailed video. A highlight of our...More

Thank bethe37
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

....well worth the visit. My wife and I visited the museum before the trip to the battlefield and afterwards as well and glad we did. This is one of those little places that after stopping you are glad that you took the time. First off...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My wife and I are from Australia and have travelled many miles to cross a few destinations off our bucket lists. The Little Bighorn Battlefield being one of them. We had done quite some research prior, but, thankfully, we chanced to meet someone who had...More

Thank 2ozzietravellers
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My wife and I dropped in to this museum after being advised it was worth a visit. We both agree that it was. Often visitors tend to walk in to the shop and think that this is the museum. It is not. The actual museum...More

Thank Chris and Carol A
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Celia D
May 26, 2018|
Response from ChristopherK2811 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year round. It is $7.50 per person, children under the age of 12 years old are free.