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2022 Montana History Conference

Join us in Red Lodge for the 49th Annual Montana History Conference, September 29 – October 1 at the Rock Creek Resort.

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Visit Now!

Our “Neither Empty Nor Unknown” and “Homeland” exhibits wrap up their current runs on Oct. 1.

Our Library and Archives close January 2023 and will be shuttered for about two years while the collections are protected during building renovations.

So swing by today for your history fix, including our gallery filled with Charlie Russell’s artwork, and our “Portraits” exhibit. Then visit our Museum Store to take home a little Montana memento.

You’ll be glad you did! Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 225 No. Roberts in Helena. 406/444-2694.

Extra, Extra, Read All about It!

Digitized Montana Newspapers Online

Explore the over 821,927 full-text searchable pages from more than 140 newspapers (1873-2018) available through Montana Newspapers and the 377,700 pages from over 90 newspapers (1864-1963) on Chronicling America.


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Free Admission at the Original Governor's Mansion!

See the schedule below for the remainder of the Summer season.

Summer Hours

Continuing through September 15
Tuesdays thru Saturdays:
Tours at 12, 1, 2, and 3
Closed holidays.

Can't make it? Visit this historic home with a virtual tour of the Original Governor's Mansion or view a twenty-minute video tour.

From Our Collection: Montana's Charlie Russell