A great way to spend a couple of hours. This old territorial prison operated into modern times. Starling contrast between conditions then and now.
The Old Montana Prison Complex consists of 5 museums and is open Daily...
The Old Montana Prison Complex consists of 5 museums and is open Daily throughout the year.
We have the Old Prison, Montana Auto Museum, Frontier Montana (SO-Western History), Yesterday's Playthings (SO-dolls and toys) and Powell County Museum (SO-local history, wood carving and mining). Other attractions include a Milwaukee Road exhibits (including 2 locomotive engines and a caboose), Cottonwood City ( a recreation of a small pioneer town), plus an Art Gallery and other historic buildings.
(SO = Summer only, please inquire at Visitor Center for opening dates and hours)