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Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex, Fort Benton

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#24 of 36 in Historic Sites in Montana
History Museum Historic Site
Step back in time as you explore the history of the American West at Fort Benton, Montana's remarkable museums. Explore hundreds of years of frontier history. The time of the Blackfeet hunts on the northern plains, the passage of Lewis & Clark, the fur & robe trade from palisaded forts along the Upper Missouri, and the final attempts to settle the great plains...all the stories are yours to experience at Fort Benton's remarkable museums.

The Museums are open from Memorial Day weekend through the last weekend in September.
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  • We went to all the museums and they were great. THere is a lot of history in Fort Benton. You pay one price for two days for all the museums.  more »
  • This is a fascinating small town. It feels lost in time, yet the cafe where we had lunch was full of young hipsters, and the restored Grand Union Hotel has one of the best restaurants in the area. We ...  more »
  • If you love history, and want to see a series of museums that have been created and nurtured not only by field experts but also by the people who live nearby, look no further. I have never seen museum...  more »

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