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C.M. Russell Museum

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Address: 400 13th St N, Great Falls, MT 59401-1498
Phone Number: 406/727-8787
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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 wonderful museum, the paintings are amazing! The museum features many different artists. Young children may be a bit bored. By the end our 5 year old was ready to go, but he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Rich Lake, Alberta
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Rich Lake, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful museum, the paintings are amazing! The museum features many different artists. Young children may be a bit bored. By the end our 5 year old was ready to go, but he did enjoy the cowboy art. Definitely worth the time to visit!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Full price....over half of museam was closed off..They should of cut the price! Too expensive with about an hours worth of exhibits open.

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Vaughn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The C. M. Russell Museum is one of the gems of Great Falls, Montana. Here you will find Charlie Russell's artwork, you will also see other work from other western artists from Russells's time, contemporary artists and other related Western exhibitions. Especially well done is the "The Bison: American Icon, Heart of Plains Indian Culture" permanent exhibition which features more... More 

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Thank SassyBluJ
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great collection of western art by Russell and his peers. The bronze collection was unmatched as well as the oil paintings and sketches of western life.

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Thank Karen1012
Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum with beautiful artwork and artifacts. Great opportunity to learn more about Native Americans, the old west and the buffalo. Two hours well spent!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I happened to be in Great Falls on a Saturday when there were lots of activities going on at this museum. The yard outside was full of activities for the children, painters and crafts people, and musical entertainment. In addition, lunch was available, and it was very tasty. We also enjoyed the exhibits inside the museum and... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your a Russell fan this is a great place to see an outstanding selection of his work. There were also many other good exhibitions on display. The Audubon exhibit they had going was really a joy to see.

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Thank Boywonder51
immokalee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great display of a prolific and gifted american artist. Museum has other artists and artifacts to round out the experience. If you even just like western art and history this is a don't miss.

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Thank Aliese P
Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Charles Russell museum was more than we had expected because it was as much about Russell's era and the changing West as it was about his art. There were some very educational exhibits on Indians and bison as well as a current exhibit on paintings of Glacier National Park.

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Thank EllieC5704
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Great Falls and have any interest in western art make sure you pay a visit. Well worth your time.

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