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Yellowstone Historic Center, West Yellowstone

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#10 of 49 in Museums in Montana
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Yellowstone Historic Center Admissions

Adults -- $6

Seniors (60+) -- $5

Military -- $5

Students (13 yrs and up) -- $3

Children (4-12) -- $2

Children (3 and under) -- FREE

Visit the Yellowstone Historic Center Museum to relive the adventures of early travelers as they braved trains, stage coaches, buses, and planes to visit America's first National Park. View exhibits and videos about the trials and triumphs of surviving in this rugged, wild terrain. Discover the history of the little town of West Yellowstone and the wildlife, the earthquakes, and the fires all around.

The museum is located inside the 1909 Union Pacific train depot on the corner of Yellowstone Avenue and Canyon Street in West Yellowstone, Montana.

Yellowstone Historic Center

406-646-1100

info@yellowstonehistoriccenter.org

Open mid-May to mid-October

New exhibits every year

http://www.yellowstonehistoriccenter.org/
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  • This museum is dedicated to the history of the city that was born of the railroad. Nice to visit collection. IN more ticket 2 days and time range. Shop disappointing injury.
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  • We had an hour to kill and my son (8) wanted to learn more about Yellowstone. He was very watched the video detailing the 1988 fire. Since we were at the lodge earlier that day he was able to correlat...  more »
  • While small, the center has so much to offer. Excellent videos, interesting displays, and an evening 1 hour walking tour that is well worth scheduling for. The $6 entry fee allows you to come and go s...  more »
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  • I would give it more stars if I could, of course.
  • A great overview of the History of Yellowstone. Julia at the front desk is very informative. Lots of great history and exhibits!
  • Life traveling in and to Yellowstone. Yellowstone hotels building working in them. Great Museum.
  • Great tour, make sure to stop by.
  • Great exhibits and film

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West Yellowstone provides many options for accommodations to suit its different visitors on vacation. A rustic cabin nestled into the forest is a cozy place to relax after a day in the great outdoors, while a downtown hotel means all the town’s attractions are within easy walking distance. For an authentic taste of the Wild West, consider staying at one of the converted cattle ranches in the surrounding area. Many boast scenic grounds with opportunities to fish and ride horses.
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