Yellowstone Historic Center, West Yellowstone

4.3
#11 of 100 in Museums in Montana
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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  • We took a day from visiting Yellowstone to have a less taxing day and decided to visit this museum. Just what we needed. Interesting information. Grandson with us had fun doing their I Spy game and re...  more »
  • The building was interesting in itself but the exhibits were also well done. I recommend watching the earthquake video. It was interesting. Our kids are 8-13 and they found it interesting. The staff w...  more »
  • Glad we stopped in here, great information on the area, this museum used to be the railroad station way back in the day, very nicely restored with a lot of artifacts from that time and pictures of the...  more »
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  • Great Museum!! Great Price!! Good place to go on a cold, hot or rainy day. Has amazing exhibits on the history of travel to Yellowstone. Has a Great walking tour, and occasionally hosts Ranger talks with some really good information. You can't go wrong for the money here. I definitely give it 5 stars!
  • Great use of the old train station. Exhibits of early park travel are thorough and include lots of original artifacts including stagecoaches and a Model T touring car. Quite a collection of historic guns also on display.
  • A beautiful period building with some excellent documentary videos on the history of Yellowstone National Park. The video presentations cover the park's history from its inception to recent events. For history enthusiasts you could easily spend 2 hours watching the videos. Also has a few period vehicles that were relevant to transportation and visitations to the park.
  • If you are visiting the Yellowstone national park then you should definitely visit the Yellowstone Historic Centre. The museum preserves and documents important moments in the history of the national park and the town of West Yellowstone. There are video presentations on the park, exhibits of old vehicles used in the town and pieces on some of the people who helped to develop West Yellowstone into the place it is today.
  • A very interesting glimpse into the history of travel to, and tours of, Yellowstone National Park.
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