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Fort Missoula Museum

Bldg. 322, Fort Missoula, Missoula, MT 59804
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An incredible piece of history

Nicole Webb has done an incredible job at imparting the history of Missoula in this small but very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael W
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Tokyo, Japan
An Educational Experience

The fort has a unique history which was fun to explore. The logging museum portion is developing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
oldwoodworker
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Columbia Falls, Montana
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Located at one of Montana's first military posts, this museum houses rotating exhibits and devotes an entire wing to the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps. A recreated Western town of the late 1800s takes visitors back in time to the days of carriage houses and homestead cabins.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Bldg. 322, Fort Missoula, Missoula, MT 59804
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nicole Webb has done an incredible job at imparting the history of Missoula in this small but very marvelous museum. Her staff has worked to provide a real sense of history as well as a learning environment for young historians. The exhibits are very informative...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fort has a unique history which was fun to explore. The logging museum portion is developing and interesting.

Thank oldwoodworker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not into logging, and never thought about being into logging, but wow, now I'm a fan. Great collection of equipment that stretches back over 100 years. Steampunk glory, too.

Thank ArdenVariety
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A few interesting things to see I would not go out of the way to see it but nothing special in my opinion.

Thank Darel M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited the museum on a rainy afternoon and found the exhibits well presented and full of old Montana lore. There is an interesting history of the local area beginning with the first businessmen on the scene in 1860's. After leaving the museum we knew...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was quite a pleasant surprise. While I expected a comprehensive history I was amazed with the history itself. While the museum is small it presents a very comprehensive and compact historical account of the fort. A smart move on my part was to start...More

Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Owing to some road construction in the area, getting to Fort Missoula was more difficult than expected, however, it was worth the effort. The displays, buildings, and artifacts, including some railroad rolling stock, made this a worthwhile stop, even as the skies were threatening to...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was probably the best historical activity we did in Missoula, a great way to learn about the area's history. We particularly enjoyed the old postcard collection. Allow plenty of time to enjoy all of the out buildings.

Thank AZRoadqueen
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We packed a picnic lunch. We explored several of the historic buildings. One of the buildings formerly housed Japanese during WWII. I enjoyed the exhibit about logging. Our granddaughter loved running through the fields. We ate our lunch near the Rose Garden. I would love...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Very well organized facility with info on all the buildings onsite. Take a trip back in time to see what a frontier fort would look like with the added buildings for both WW1 & WWII time periods. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Inside displays were...More

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Star K
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Response from elaine s | Reviewed this property |
There is a donation amount requested just for the museum. The spacious grounds and the fort are free of charge.
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