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Montana Historical Society to Reopen June 9

The Montana Historical Society will reopen its exhibits, Research Center, Museum Store and State Historic Preservation Office to the general public beginning Tuesday, June 9. Its public operating hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Montana Historical Society Makes Plans to Reopen

The Montana Historical Society’s staff are making great strides toward reopening the galleries, Museum Store, Research Center and Original Governor’s Mansion, after being shuttered during the past month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

One Million Newspaper Pages Now Online

A whopping 1 million pages of Montana’s newspapers, and the stories they carried about lives, deaths and everything in between, are now available with the click of a few computer keys through a Montana Historical Society project.

Montana Heritage Center Project committee to host virtual public meeting

The Heritage Center Building Committee will hold a virtual meeting April 21, 2020 at 6 p.m. to allow the public to learn more about the design concept currently under development. The meeting will be held via the ZOOM conferencing platform.

MHS Seeks Survey and Coronavirus Quarantine Challenge Responses

With quarantines and self-distancing temporarily being a large part of Montanans’ lives, the Montana Historical Society wants to hear from you.

Take a Virtual Beer Tour through MHS Website

Montanans may be quarantined at home, but we can still explore the history of the Montana beer industry through a new interactive web map by the Montana Historical Society.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020/Categories: Montana Historical Society/Tags: Montana Historical Society, Montana News
MHS Magazine Authors Win Prestigious Awards

Montana The Magazine of Western History, a publication of the Montana Historical Society, is pleased to announce that the authors of two articles have been selected for national recognition.

Thursday, March 26, 2020/Categories: Montana Historical Society/Tags: Montana Historical Society
Montana Historical Society Announces Temporary Closures

Effective immediately, the Montana Historical Society has closed its museum galleries, Research Center, Museum Store, and the Original Governor’s Mansion to the public until further notice. 

The Montana Historical Society intends to remain open to the public for the time being. However, as a precautionary measure to help protect the health of the public and our staff, the Original Governor’s Mansion will be closed until further notice, and the Montana Historical Society...
Friday, March 13, 2020/Categories: Montana Historical Society/Tags: Montana Historical Society, coronavirus

The Montana Historical Society (MHS) is pleased to introduce Historic Montana (, our expanded and redesigned website, mobile app, and iPad exhibit.