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C.M. Russell Museum

400 13th St N, Great Falls, MT 59401-1498
+1 406-727-8787
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Charlie Russell documented the West that was vanishing before his eyes, telling the story of the American West as no artist had before. Many of the stories Russell told through Russell's art and life resonate even today. The first museum dedicated to Western art, the C.M. Russell Museum houses Charles Marion Russell's original studio, the home where he lived, and many paintings and bronzes created by Russell and his contemporaries. It also includes a compelling exhibition of Browning Firearms, featuring information on John Moses Browning (1855-1926), one of the world's most important and innovative gun makers. Now allowing photography except for specific pieces (no flash photography). Find out why the C.M. Russell Museum is the art and soul of the American West.
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“bison” (31 reviews)
“western artists” (22 reviews)
“his life” (16 reviews)
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400 13th St N, Great Falls, MT 59401-1498
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+1 406-727-8787
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"bison"
in 31 reviews
"western artists"
in 22 reviews
"his life"
in 16 reviews
"old west"
in 16 reviews
"log cabin studio"
in 13 reviews
"gun collection"
in 10 reviews
"paintings and sculptures"
in 7 reviews
"wonderful collection"
in 6 reviews
"great gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"early works"
in 5 reviews
"horse drawn"
in 5 reviews
"large collection"
in 4 reviews
"plains indians"
in 5 reviews
"american west"
in 5 reviews
"native americans"
in 10 reviews
"plan on spending"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum was outstanding and the displays were well documented. The sculptures outside were breathtaking. C M Russell was an individual who did his best to represent the west in an honest way.

Thank Dorothy A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were thrilled to be in town and have a chance to visit this Museum. Fell in love with Charles Russell at the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma Cyu, and at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, so it was a great extension...More

Thank MsNance-TX
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I drove up to Great Falls from Helena with the expressed intent of visiting this museum. I grew up in MT hearing about Russell and had several school field trips to the Montana Historical Society Museum in Helena where many of his...More

Thank AZteacher85203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this museum. It had great exhibits and the information was limitless. We have recommended it to many. All very much liked it.

Thank Lochloosa-West-Ranch
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The C.M. Russell museum is a wonderful place to spend hours viewing his artwork. There is a wide variety of paintings and other artwork by Russell, displayed in an easy-to-view exhibit. Employees are helpeful and friendly. The museum is located in a residential-type area. A...More

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This museum was awesome!! So many interesting things for everyone in our party. The guys liked the guns, the ladies liked the Native American beadwork on the clothing. Everyone loved the buffalo history lesson. We had fun in the children's section. And the gift shop...More

Thank Paula O
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The C.M Russell Museum is a great tribute to one of the greatest western artists of all time. The Museum will be even better when the Russell home and studio reopen. This was our second visit and was during the Great Falls Western Art Exhibit....More

Thank Don W
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The collection is wonderful, both art and artifacts. We were disappointed on this visit that both the historic home and the studio were closed.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My expectations of this museum were low, so much so that I’d not visited it in previous trips to Great Falls. But the opportunity arose recently when a business meeting was held in the Russell—and I’m glad it was. As you’d expect, many of Russell’s...More

Thank desrlmt
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

While in Great Falls people recommend going to the C M Russell Museum. I am so glad we did, it was awesome. You need at least 2 hours to see everything. There is artwork by C M Russell and several other artists, painting, sculptures, and...More

1  Thank Rose469
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gharris1259
30 January 2017|
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Response from CMRussellMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, the museum does not offer appraisals, however if you call me at 406-727-8787 I can better answer your question. - Jackie Slovak, Senior Director of External Relations for the C.M. Russell Museum
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Diana D
29 June 2015|
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Response from starsweptsky | Reviewed this property |
The price for Seniors is 7.00 dollars. The Russell is closed on Mondays.
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