Yellowstone Gateway Museum

The Yellowstone Gateway Museum  preserves and interprets the cultural history of Park County, Montana and its relationship to Yellowstone National Park.

Permanent indoor exhibits include: Native Cultures/Archaeology, Corps of Discovery (including a dug-out canoe made by 4th great-grandson of Capt. William Clark, Expeditions, a taxidermied Buffalo, Transportation (including a Northern Pacific Railway Vista-Dome train car), Homesteading, Ranching, and A Military History of Park County (new material is added each Veterans Day).

Temporary exhibits include: Structural and Wildland Firefighting, Modern-Day Flintknapping, and more.

Seasonal outdoor exhibits include a front-lawn caboose, backyard One-room Schoolhouse, Vink Blacksmith Shop, Civil War Cannon, agricultural equipment, and numerous historic vehicles, including Yellowstone National Park stagecoach, sheepwagons, surrey, and more.

A great place for families, the museum offers interactives in each exhibit area (dress-ups, transportation table, coloring station) as well as a family activity book, a new history quest activity that connects stories and artifacts in the museum, docent tours for groups if requested in advance, and more.

This is a fun place to explore, even if you are not a history buff. The emphasis is on stories that illustrate museum artifacts and photos.

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Latitude: 45.664123 Longitude: -110.563603 Elevation: 4509 ft
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Seasons Open

Open Year Round. Memorial Day-October 1: 7 days/week; Oct. 1-Memorial Day: Thursday-Saturday.

Hours Open

10 am to 5 pm


$5 adult; $4 senior; 18 and under, free.

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