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Missoula, Montana406-541-8000
Fort Missoula Museum in Missoula Montana
3400 Captain Rawn Way, Missoula, MT, 59804Fort Missoula Museum view on map
Distance from hotel: 7.69 miles
Category: Attractions, Family

Get a Peek at Missoula's Past at Fort Missoula Museum 

Get a peek into Missoula's past and present by visiting this cherished historic landmark. Established as a permanent military post in 1877, The Fort Missoula Museum was built in response of local settlers in order to gain protection in the event of conflict with western Montana Indian tribes. Today, The Fort Missoula Museum houses over 40,000 artifacts for viewing. Take a tour of the various exhibits and old buildings located on the grounds. Soak in the great history and enjoy weekly entertainment for the whole family.


Prices: Adults: $4, Students: $2, Seniors (65+): $3
Labor Day Weekend - Memorial Day Weekend
Tuesday - Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm, Closed Monday
Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Monday - Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm
  • Eat Cheese Curds For History
  • Way Back Wednesdays
  • Fall Harvest


  • Exhibits
  • Walking Tours
  • Events
  • Picnics
  • Private Parties
  • Mercantile Shop


  • What can I see at Fort Missoula?

    Fort Missoula Museum is home to three separate indoor gallery spaces; the Orientation Gallery, North Gallery, and the Heath Gallery. Featured exhibits change throughout the year, each showcasing different aspects of Missoula's rich history. Discover artifacts dating back to 1877, in the midst of the Indian Wars to early exploration of modern times within 20 beautifully preserved buildings and structures.
  • Does Fort Missoula have parking?

    Yes, visitors of Fort Missoula Museum may park in the on-premise lot by Building 322. Parking is free and available at a first come, first serve basis.

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