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What an Unexpected Delight!

The Bair Family Museum is in a part of Montana I am very unfamiliar with. I had read about it... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Karen O
Coastal Islands, Venezuela
Fine collection of art, wonderful family home museum

Friends encouraged us to visit this on our way from Great Falls to Bozeman, and it was well worth... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Leslie W
Poughkeepsie, New York
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2751 Mt Highway 294, Martinsdale, MT 59053-8706
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

The Bair Family Museum is in a part of Montana I am very unfamiliar with. I had read about it several years ago and thought it sounded intriguing. The Red Ants Pants Music Festival in White Sulphur Springs was the perfect opportunity to drive on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Friends encouraged us to visit this on our way from Great Falls to Bozeman, and it was well worth our time. The art includes a number of C. M. Russell pieces, a substantial collection of Native American pieces (blankets, basketry, and the like), an extraordinary...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

We (myself, my husband and 2 guests from Arizona) drove 90 miles to the Bair Family Museum, July 16, 2018 from Bozeman, MT. The countryside and scenery were beautiful and the Musuem was outstanding! It was the second time my husband I had visited and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Really nice antiques and paintings. Seems like a waste of money having these great pieces out in the middle of nowhere! They don't get a lot traffic for what they must spend on security and insurance.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Although a native Montana, I had never visited the Bair Family Museum previously. This museum is truly a hidden treasure in Montana! The museum is filled with amazing historical artifacts, details of a entrepreneur's life and ranch family. One would expect a 1-room house in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

The Bair Family Museum is a monument to excess. Founder Charlie Bair and his two daughters made life in small-town Montana resemble the most elaborate home in the state. It features exquisite paintings, photography, solid gold door knobs the size of pancakes, and remembrances of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Richard W
Reviewed June 22, 2017

This is not your typical small town Montana Museum. The Bairs were early day local "sheep ranchers". (aka Mutton Moguls) They had an enormous ranching enterprise that sot of started and ended here. During their "prime" I don't think the family spent a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We would have never found this place in the middle of nowhere if our daughter didn't live in Bozeman! This is a first class museum with amazing Native American artifacts and rare Edward S. Curtis photographs. Also included are western paintings of Charles Russell. There...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Really great museum and lot and lots of stories and beautiful item to read about and see. We've been more than once

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Kathy R
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We recently spent most of an afternoon visiting the Bair Family Museum in tiny Martinsdale, Montana. The real reason for stopping in was the fact that this stretch of Montana Highway has very few and far between rest stops!! In fact, there were none after...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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September 23, 2017|
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