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Address: 12 E Lawrence St, Helena, MT 59601-4019
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+1 406-442-6400
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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A very nice small museum with excellent exhibits

We recently saw an art show by Bitterroot Valley artist Pam Caughey, at the Holter Museum. The lighting and gallery space were excellent. We were pleasantly surprised by the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Corvallis, Montana
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Corvallis, Montana
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently saw an art show by Bitterroot Valley artist Pam Caughey, at the Holter Museum. The lighting and gallery space were excellent. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the workj shown as well as the museum environment.

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Boyne City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

These exhibits are very nicely displayed throughout the Holter museum. there is also a chance to buy many of the art works and pottery. There is a wide variety of art. This museum can be appreciated by all levels of art lovers from beginning novices to experts.

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Spokane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This small museum makes good use of its few galleries. We enjoyed seeing the works of three very different artists plus an exhibit of historic motorcycles.

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Thank Discerning67
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

It's an art museum in the middle of an area not known for art. They do what they can. It's not worth going out of the way for.

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

went over to see the motorcycle show. no charge to get in. had about 30 motorcycles. nice variety. some restored and some not. well worth the run over from msla. nice small museum.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Very small building (I know I should have probably expected that). If you like Charlie Russel's brand of Western Art, this is definitely for you. Beyond that there's not much else save for special exhibits - When I was there it was a motorcycle exhibit which was really cool. Free Admission (they ask for donations).

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Thank JESMizzou
Aurora, Colorado
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Walking through town I saw a poster advertising "The Art of the Motorcycle" at the Holter. I extended my morning stay, in order to check it out. I was not disappointed. The museum has a rotating collection of at least 3 galleries that I could see. In addition to Jimmy Wollenberg's:The Art of the Motorcycle, it included Robert Harrison: White... More 

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Thank AdventureHermit
Calgary, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Nice museum. Not an art expert but people travelling with loved it, modern displays as well. Staff very friendly and nice gift shop.

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Thank 1dc1010
Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a first class art museum featuring primarily ceramic art along with other mediums. It includes several different shows/galleries which rotate. It also includes a nice gift shop with local art.

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Calgary, Canada
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

We have been consistently impressed by the Holter Museum of Art during our annual visits to Helena. Last year, we were intrigued by a display of the sculpture-creation process by a local Montana sculptor. This year, we happened upon a showcase of art from local schools and were not disappointed: the group works by the younger grades were cleverly coordinated... More 

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