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Museum of the Northern Great Plains

1205 20th Street, Fort Benton, MT 59442
+1 406-622-3278
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Steam whistles blowing

Great history on Fort Benton and steamers going westward They also have a cool car section and Fort.

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Leahjs555
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Great Falls, Montana
For Classic Car enthusiasts - but even more!

This is a trip worth the drive, maybe even worth going a little out of your way if you're a classic... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Okinawaphile
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Great Falls, Montana
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1205 20th Street, Fort Benton, MT 59442
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+1 406-622-3278
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great history on Fort Benton and steamers going westward They also have a cool car section and Fort.

Thank Leahjs555
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a trip worth the drive, maybe even worth going a little out of your way if you're a classic car enthusiast or if you like historical items from days of the Old West. Imagining what it would have been like, as you walk...More

Thank Okinawaphile
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

What a place to visit. They have an incredible and vast collection. So much more compared to other museums! The village is exceptional and you can go in all the stores (that are orginal). The 6'6" best of a man that showed us around was...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful your. Ticket includes 3 facilities and is good for 2 days. Discount for military and Natl Parks cardholder.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We came across Fort Benton completely by accident, driving from Shelby to Lewistown. We only stopped for a leg stretch and a coffee in what seemed a quiet and tired looking place. Were we surprised!!! Walking along a stretch of the Upper Missouri River we...More

Thank Mandy B
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Made a special trip north just for this museum and greatly enjoyed it. A lot of information on pioneer life in early Montana. The museum includes a small pioneer village that features homes, a school and businesses as they would have looked in the past....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

This museum is filled with farm machinery from all periods that are interesting, amazing and unique. It is one of the best I have seen in my travels around our country. It is not to be missed!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ought this would be a half-hour stop, tops - but it kept going; we almost missed the old village behind, with a school, prison, court-house, mercantile from early Montana days. Stayed two hours, and could have stayed longer.

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Don't miss this museum. We spent a leisurely Saturday strolling the fort and museums in town. This particular museum is huge and if you were really interested in agriculture could be a destination just for that reason. I'm not but still found it great. The...More

Thank MontanaKim
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Huge museum with outstanding exhibits. One fee $8, for all the museums in Fort Benton. Also visit the fort and the BLM information center exhibits. Best museum value in the state. The quality of the museums are amazing for a small town. Plan on staying...More

Thank Bud H
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