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The History Museum

422 2nd St S, Great Falls, MT 59405-1816
+1 406-452-3462
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the history items, news articles, and panorama views are excellent

I have been inside viewing the articles and photos which are very good and quite informative on the... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Great Falls, MT, United States
nice museum

if you like history like i do, and want to know more about montana history, you will enjoy going... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
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422 2nd St S, Great Falls, MT 59405-1816
+1 406-452-3462
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I have been inside viewing the articles and photos which are very good and quite informative on the history of Cascade County and Great Falls area. The gift shop is exceptional with many interesting facts and unique antique toys to be purchased. The gift shop...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

if you like history like i do, and want to know more about montana history, you will enjoy going here. I learned a lot i didnt know until i was here.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This museum chronicles the history of Great Falls, Montana. The city has undergone tremendous change since it was founded in the 1880s. The city has a rich past, much of which is now only part of history. What is not apparent today is preserved in...More

Thank ragtowne
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great local free museum showing life in Great Falls over the years. Loved the clothing and uniforms of local residents displayed by era.

Thank Beckie M
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We had 30 min to spend before heading to the airport and passed this museum. It's FREE! (Thanks to Owen and Gayle Robinson) and the collection was well presented and interesting. The collection of Native American artifacts is exceptional. The gift shop is awesome too....More

Thank ColleenSM
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Pleasantly surprised at the beautiful exhibits about Great Falls. The museum is free and worth an hour and a half of your time. There is a nice gift shop too.

Thank concertina61
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Lots of displays about various aspects of Great Falls area history. The downtown area, department stores, telephone, advent of electricity in the city, the entertainment, war time, native peoples, cow girls and more. The exhibits, at this time, focused on times around 1860 - 1940s...More

Thank Yamco
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Location on what is locally known as "Machinery Row" from the old days when farm tractors and equipment arrived by railroad. Displays of the early days but what I use and find most interesting are is the genealogical research available from Great Falls City Directories...More

Thank alexmC2284CF
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This old garage & warehouse now houses archives of newspapers, photos, artifacts(appliances, vintage clothing, arrowheads,...), wonderful historic displays, book & gift shop, and the Ozark room. The Ozark is a large area with a stage where speakers and musicians can entertain audiences.

Thank glaciergal3
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is worth checking out for interpretive/cultural experience. Check directions and map: Great Falls has Streets and Avenues with Direction which can get confused for out-of-towners.

Thank WeeklyWorkTraveler
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