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Big Horn County Historical Museum

Route 1, Hardin, MT 59034
+1 406-665-1671
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Eerily beautiful When....

This place looks like any other stretch of land in these part until it hits home what happened... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Old P
Hidden Treasure

This is a fantastic museum with many buildings to go through and history to go around! You will... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Kelly T
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Hardin, Montana
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Route 1, Hardin, MT 59034
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place looks like any other stretch of land in these part until it hits home what happened, here. It becomes eerily beautiful when I thought of it from a historical point of view. The anguish, fear, and desperation felt on both side of the...More

Thank Old P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a fantastic museum with many buildings to go through and history to go around! You will find a lot of information about the local farm and business family's in the area.

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a nice museum for a small town. It gives you a wonderful look at the areas history. It has some great old photos of the people and events. You can spend a lot of time there but in the off season the outer...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Guided to this by the folk at the Lariat Motel: excellent collection of all sorts of things both inside and out; cheap to get in and you could easily spend several hours: as a special bonus they have a ton of Will James stuff (see...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A very historical and authentic visit into the late 1800's. Uniforms of the military and the Indian apparel is beautiful. Everyone should stop and see for a donation of 5.00.

Thank blue570
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A total surprise! For $5 (senior rate) we thought we would spend an hour to check this out. We could have easily spent 4 hours! The hotel we stayed at (The Lariat) suggested we go. Well worth the stop. Very clean and well maintained.35 Acres...More

Thank debwakes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stumbled on this while driving to the Little Big Horn Battlefield. We found it incredible. The main building has stunning artifacts from the area and a huge collection of photos. There are 30 or so buildings on the grounds that have been restored and are...More

Thank pinky073
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stopped here after visiting the nearby Custer Battlefield site and another museum. I was worn out but still managed to spend another 2 hours here taking in all the exhibits and buildings. There is a lot of information on Fort Custer and around 20-25...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have taken many 4-H groups thru this museum and they all have truly enjoyed what there is to see here. They have a great area where you can bring your own lunch and enjoy the area. The gift shop is also somewhere I like...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Big Horn County Historical Museum is located conveniently just off I-90 in Hardin outside of Billings. They have a nice collection of indoor exhibits and outdoor exhibits. The main indoor gallery has artifacts about area history including the work of the early church missionaries...More

Thank djpick
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Tom J
What are the hours and days that the museum is open?
1 October 2016|
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Response from Rust-E-Junque | Reviewed this property |
Summer Hours Memorial Day to Labor Day 8am to 6pm Daily Winter Hours Labor Day to Memorial Day 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday Historic Buildings Closed October 1 to May 1 Closed Holidays Thanksgiving Christmas Eve at... More
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button81
Is the "Mother Mary" and "Jesus" statues still here at the musem? They are full size statues maybe located in the church? They were donated many many years ago. I was just curious to know if they were still there.
30 July 2016|
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Response from Beth B | Reviewed this property |
They didn't make any impression on me, but my husband would have noticed. I asked and he does not remember seeing them. But not all the buildings were open
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