Last updated: 3/25/2022
Dillon, Montana
Street Address
15 South Montana Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Mailing Address
15 S Montana St
Dillon, MT 59725
phone: 406-683-5027
e-mail: bvhdmuseum@hotmail.com
web: beaverheadcountymuseum.com
Hours
May 2 to October 28, 2022,
Monday - Friday10 AM - 5 PM
June 1st to August 29
Monday - Thursday10 AM - 5 PM
Friday10 AM - 7 PM
Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Adults (13 - 62): $5
Seniors (63 and over): $4
Military: $4
Children 12 and under: Free
Families of 5: $12
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Candi Whitworth, Executive Director
phone: 406-683-5027
Description

Beaverhead County Museum is a one of kind museum. The museum complex includes the main museum, cabin, one-room schoolhouse, gazebo, the railroad depot and the depot theatre.

We offer a visitor experience tour that can be accessed with a smartphone by scanning a QR code. We offer made in Montana gifts in our gift store and a large research center for reaching.

Mission

The mission of the Beaverhead County Museum is to collect and preserve the natural, physical, and human history of Beaverhead County and to ensure that this history is made available to all people.

History

The Beaverhead County Museum was a dream of the DAR Montana chapter. They began to collect artifacts in 1930s and in 1950 ground was broke to build the log museum building. Since then, there have been several additions and the restoration of the railroad depot that house the Audubon bird exhibit, Lewis & Clark Diorama and the Indigenous Peoples of Southwestern Montana.

Artifact Collections

Native American, Mining, Geology, Bannack MT, Farming, Ranching, Railroad, Family's, Businesses, Schools, churches, photography, birds.

Research Collections

We have an extensive research and archival center that is available for research.

Educational Programs

Indigenous Peoples of Southwestern Montana, Mining & Geology, guide by cell tours, events/programs in the Depot Theatre and other programs during the year.

Facilities

Our facility is equipped to have concerts, performances, plays, music and many other programs.

Performance Areas

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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