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Children’s Museum of Montana

22 Railroad Square | 406-452-6661

Featuring dozens of interactive learning activities geared toward children ages 2-10 with an emphasis on history, STEM, health, performing arts, and regional culture.

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CM Russell Museum

400 13th Street N | 406-727-8787

Dedicated to the famed cowboy artist’s work, you can find the most complete collection of CM Russell art in Great Falls. Voted Montana’s best museum, you will find over 2,000 Russell works of art. Charlie’s studio and the Russell home are also part of the museum complex, offering you a glimpse into the artist life beyond the canvas.

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First People’s Buffalo Jump State Park |

342 Ulm Vaughn Rd, Ulm Montana | 406-866-2217

One of the largest prehistoric Native American Buffalo Jumps in the world, the site has an archeological history dating back to 900 AD.  Walk the trails and explore the visitor center to learn about the many native peoples that used the jump as a successful hunting method a way for their tribes to obtain food, clothing, bedding, tools, and cooking vessels all from the remains of the bison.

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Galerie Trinitas

1301 20th Street South | 406-791-5367

Preserving the art of Sister Trinitas Morin, this museum located on the University of Providence campus displays her talent as an artist  in oil paintings, watercolors, fabric art, ceramics, graphic arts, mixed media, silver chalices, enameling, and silk screening. The artwork of other sisters and University of Providence Great Falls students can also be found on display in this exquisite gallery.

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The History Museum

422 2nd Street South | 406-452-3462

The History museum preserves documents, records, and artifacts crucial to the heritage of Central Montana. The museum houses over 400,000 historic photographs, memorabilia, and artifacts. Painstaking re-creations of downtown Great Falls take you back to the founding of Great Falls, and the dynamic culture that developed from Paris Gibson‘s vision.

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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

4201 Giant Springs Road | 406-727-8733

The interpretive center holds North America’s most extensive display detailing the Lewis and Clark expedition. Journey through the expedition, beginning in St Louis and ending on the Oregon coast and take in the awe of the museum’s 2-story diorama centerpiece.

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Malmstrom Air Force Base Museum and Air Park

90 Whitehall Dr | 406-731-2705

This museum depicts, displays, and interprets the historical significance of Malmstrom in peacekeeping operations over the last 75 years. The outdoor Air Park displays aircraft and ground transportation of years past.

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Montana Museum of Railroad History

400 3rd Street NW

The Montana Museum of Railroad History tells the story of Montana’s railroads, the people who built and operated them, and their role in the development of Montana. In addition to railroad artifacts, the museum displays 3 large, operating, scale-model railroads.

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Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

1400 1st Avenue N | 406-727-8255

Established in 1896 as a high school, the building is a home to modern art with a growing outdoor sculpture garden. Ever-changing displays explore contemporary issues, spark humor, and inspire contemplation with an astonishing variety of media, such as Lee Steen’s wooden stick figure sculptures that once graced Montana roadsides.

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The Ursuline Center

2300 Central Ave | 406-452-8585

Built in 1912, the Ursuline Centre houses antiques and Indian artifacts in the museum that features a treasury of relics, furnishings, instruments, and other artifacts from the Sisters of Providence. Before you enter the building, look up and see Montana’s only functional gargoyles.

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Brother Van House

113 6th Street N | 406-453-3114

The historic Brother Van House was built in 1910 and stands as a testament to Brother Van, who helped build hundreds of churches, 7 hospitals, a children’s home, and a college. Stories told by docents of his adventures will raise the hair on your neck and bring a tear to your eye.

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Montana’s Veterans Memorial

25th Street North and River Dr | 406-454-9070

The Montana Veterans Memorial honors and recognizes all veterans of all branches of military service to the United States of America. The Memorial has more than 6,000 tiles with names of veterans who have served the country, including 160 members of the Blackfeet Nation.

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Mehmke Steam Tractor Museum

8244 US Highway 89 | 406-899-8244

The Mehmke Museum celebrates Central Montana’s agricultural heritage with one of the largest collections of antique tractors in the country with over 60 machines, 20 of which are steam.  The collection includes tractors from 1898 to the 1920s in every brand, some you may not have heard of.