Last updated: 6/19/2009
Hardin, Montana
Street Address
I 90 Exit 497
RR1 Box 1206A
Hardin, MT 59034
Mailing Address
RR 1 Box 1206A
Hardin, MT 59034
phone: 406-665-1671
fax: 406-665-3068
e-mail: di@bhwi.net
web: www.bighorncountymuseum.org
Hours
May 1- September 30
Daily8 AM - 6 PM
October 1 - April 30
Monday - Friday9 AM - 5 PM
Admissions
Donations Accepted
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Staff
Diana Scheidt, Director
phone: 406-665-1671
e-mail: di@bhwi.net
Bonnie Stark, Asst. Director
phone: 406-665-1671
Joan Miller, Museum Assistant
phone: 406-665-1671
Description

The history of our area is brought to life through the society's collecton of photographs, artifacts and exhibits. The society is working toward a major expansion to the main exhibit building, which houses the archives, offices, gift shop and the rotating exhibit gallery. Museum History: The Big Horn County Historical Society developed the Big Horn County Historical Museum in 1978 on a 22 acre farm. Over the past 31 years the museum has grown dramtically from one building to 24 significant historic structures that have have been moved to the property from various locations.

Mission

The mission of the Big Horn County Historical Society is to collect, preserve, research, restore and exhibit all items pertinent to the history and culture of Big Horn County in a manner that will be interesting and knowledgeable for present and future generations. To promote tourism and to provide historical and area information.

History

The Big Horn County Historical Society developed the Big Horn County Historical Museum in 1978 on a 22 acre farm. Over the past 31 years the museum has grown dramtically from one building to 24 significant historic structures that have have been moved to the property from various locations.

Artifact Collections

Will James Studio, tractor collection, buggies, automobiles, arrowheads, native american exhibit, photographs, schoolhouse, filling station, school, church, doctors office, railroad depot, cabins, farmhouse, barn, blacksmith shop, farming exhibit, slaughter house, cowboy exhibit.

Research Collections

Campbell Farming Corp., Newspapers, Crow Indians, and local residents.

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

Quartely newsletter
On the Bighorn

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

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