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Yellowstone County Museum

1950 Terminal Cir, Billings, MT 59105-1988
+1 406-256-6811
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Small museum with great artifacts

This small museum is adjacent to the airport with tiny parking lot but worth seeing. Most of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Templeton, California
Great little museum

I saw this as I was leaving the airport. Had no idea it was there ( and had not shown up in my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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The mission of the Yellowstone County Museum is to collect, preserve, research, and interpret the natural history and diverse cultures of the Yellowstone Valley of Montana and the Northern Plains. We share this legacy through a full range of exhibits and educational programs for the enrichment of the cultural and intellectual life of our community.We make it our priority to keep the history personal and relatable. This history belongs to everyone and we're just the storytellers here at the Yellowstone County Museum
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:30
1950 Terminal Cir, Billings, MT 59105-1988
+1 406-256-6811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small museum is adjacent to the airport with tiny parking lot but worth seeing. Most of museum is downstairs, with Indian artifacts (including Ghost Dancer garb), many saddles, sheepherder rig, 2 headed calf and other relics of Billings history. Staff is very friendly. They...More

Thank mermaid82001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw this as I was leaving the airport. Had no idea it was there ( and had not shown up in my research) It was really a great little museum, lots of artifacts and it's free! Great place to take the kids. A room...More

Thank hulagirl78749
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW this is a small looking place but a lot bigger since most of it is in basement. This top floor has a very interest room about the rough and tumble periods in Billings. The basement has a great gun and knife collection. But the...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum is directly across from the airport and across on the other side from a breathtaking view of Billings. The museum has a lot of Native American beaded moccasins and many Native American artifacts as well as a nice collection of rifles and...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I lived here for 10 years before I finally visited this tiny museum - I am so glad I finally went!! It is the perfect size for young people and offers items of interest to all sorts - from a 2 headed calf, to real...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This museum is right by the airport. It has an interesting hodge-podge of things related to the history of Billings, the settlement of the west, and Billings during the world wars. It's worth a stop.

Thank ArmyLadyWashingtonDC
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Very hidden....you have to go into the airport round about to get to the museum. It had a lot of local history that is worth your time.

Thank Murphydd
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Was so glad someone told us about this hidden treasure -- the Yellowstone County Museum. A small log cabin filled with photos and artifacts of the early Montana pioneer days. From Calamity Jane to early wagon train to a painting depicting Sacrifice Cliff and the...More

Thank Scoop76
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Today we visited this Yellowstone county Museum, and how wonderful it was. We found this by accident and it's next to the airport. The museum if free, yes I said free. It's amazing very interesting and very clean. Today 29th June we visited the museum...More

Thank Lainey5757
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Small but interesting building and local history exhibits. Nice friendly new historian employee. Check it out if you have time.

Thank hikerpatty
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