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Headwaters Heritage Museum

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We had a wonderful time in the museum. Very imformational about the area and Montana. Didn't... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Sherry C
Local History

We were staying at the Sacajawea Hotel and walked over. Free admission but donations accepted and... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Wooster, Ohio
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202 Main St, Three Forks, MT 59752-9111
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We had a wonderful time in the museum. Very imformational about the area and Montana. Didn't realize there was that many types of barbed wire. Go if you have the time you'll enjoy it.

Thank Sherry C
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Sacajawea Hotel and walked over. Free admission but donations accepted and we donated. Good local history and well displayed. The lady working was friendly and informative.

Thank cnagreen
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

A perfect museum in a small,quaint town. It is doing a great job at perserving the local history of the town, its people and the surrounding areas. A must do if you come to Three Forks. Small donation, and yes, see the upstairs first, lots...More

Thank FtMacTompkins
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I especially liked looking at their collection of different Barbed wires. Go to the upstairs part first if you want to see this. Enjoyed talking to the ladies who staffed the museum. So many artifacts and so interesting to see all of them. A must...More

Thank Monica58860
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

An outstanding museum in a small town with lots of stories to tell. The museum is free (a small donation is requested and well worth it). Lots of eclectic material displayed on the first floor. Be sure to climb the stairs to the 2nd floor...More

Thank Texan78541
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the Headwaters Heritage Museum & learned a great deal in the process. The museum's collection includes, among a variety of other things, Lewis and Clark memorabilia, Native American artifacts, artifacts & exhibits from fur trading and stuff from early settlers...More

Thank denver60
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We stopped in for a quick visit and it was worth the time. Lots of stuff to see and very helpful staff. You can pick up your Headwaters T-shirts and other souvenirs here too!

Thank jnobz
Reviewed January 24, 2017

One of the best small museums around. Open about Memorial Day through Labor Day and staffed by local volunteers. They have a lot of wonderful displays and unusual items. Allow at least a couple of hours.

Thank 507leannes
Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you are going to the head waters park you need to check out the museum. Great to lean about things our our country and many of these places give information that is not taught in school these days, my two boys (16 yrs) enjoyed...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Stopped in just to see if they had Headwaters souvenirs, and stayed for almost an hour looking at a lot of historical items from the region. Eclectically displayed but organized, you can find train memorabilia, old military uniforms, local school letter sweaters and band uniforms,...More

Thank DonnaR57
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