Discover Montana's Museums

Montana’s stunning museums represent the finest in art, history, and culture!

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Original Governor's Mansion
Helena, MT

Explore our Culture!

Our database of Montana museums is your online invitation to explore the cultural, historic, and scientific resources of museums in the state.

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Commemorate History

Through our collections of art, photos, archival material, historic objects, and historic buildings Montana’s museums preserve, document, and commemorate the history of this splendid place we call home.

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Hockaday Museum of Art
Kalispell, MT
Seeley Lake Historical Society Museum
Seeley Lake, MT

Welcome to the Museums Association of Montana

We are a non-profit professional organization whose goal is to strengthen all of Montana’s museums.

We accomplish this by supporting their efforts to collect, preserve, and interpret our shared heritage for all Montanans and our visitors. By furthering the missions of Montana’s museums through collaboration, the promotion of standard best practices, grant-sponsored projects, and advocacy on the local, state, and national levels, we will ensure the preservation of our rich history.

Want to help? Consider becoming a member!

  • Montana Museums
    Our list of Montana museums is your online invitation to...
  • MAM Membership
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  • Annual Conferences
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  • Developmental Workshops
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President's Message

Amanda Trum, President

Welcome to MAM’s website! All across this state, dedicated museum staff and volunteers have created interesting exhibits and organized fun events for Montanans and visitors alike.

Montana is a place of awe-inspiring physical beauty, but the real treasure can be found in its thousands of years of unique cultural heritage. And don’t forget the incredible dinosaur collections! We invite you to explore Montana’s heritage and cultural treasures through our many engaging museums found in all corners of the state.

Montana’s museums are a vital part of our healthy communities and a driving force in our economy. And they’re just lots of fun! Please join our community and visit one of these museums today!

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News and Events


    The Miracle of America Museum has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of Roadside America. The Miracle of America Museum will be shared on our social media sites, and is featured as the lead story on the Roadside America website for the week of June…
  • Save the Date: MAM’s 51st Annual Conference

    March 7-9, 2019 Miles City, MT Stay Tuned . .
  • Peter Yegen Jr. Award

    PETER YEGEN JR. AWARD For excellence and distinction in fostering the collection, preservation and interpretation of our heritage and culture, and for outstanding contributions toward the advancement of Montana’s museums. If you know someone in the museum field that fits the criteria of the attached nomination form, get it to…
  • More Digitized Montana Newspapers Now Online

    The Montana Historical Society is pleased to announce that new content is available to search and browse on the web site   Several newspapers from Thompson Fall, including the SANDERS COUNTY LEDGER, DEMOCRAT, and SIGNAL (1905-24), are online.   The FLATHEAD COURIER (Polson) boasts a 70-year run, from 1910 to 1980.…