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Holter Museum of Art

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Address: 12 E Lawrence St, Helena, MT 59601-4019
Phone Number: 4064426400
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Small but Choice

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

Thank Discerning67
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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52 reviews
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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.

Thank alexwolf2016
Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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.

Thank kevin b
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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).

Thank JESMizzou
Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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 

Thank AdventureHermit
Calgary, Canada
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12 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.

Thank 1dc1010
Ketchikan, Alaska
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank Karen H
Calgary, Canada
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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 

Thank Jill B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Every time I go, I am pleasantly surprised by the quality and variety of the exhibits. Always something interesting to look at. And if nothing else, the gift shop is a great place to pick up some great pottery, glass work and other artwork at reasonable prices.

Thank dkpm u
Helena, Montana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

They seem more interested in educating but using inferior art and artist to do it. Has really gone down ill and is in bad financial shape which shows in exhibits,

Thank Amburrdog

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