Big Horn County Historical Museum

The Big Horn County Historical Museum is Montana’s largest historical museum, located just off I-90 Exit 497 one mile east of Hardin, MT, only 12 miles from the famous Battle of the Little Bighorn and is home of the Will James Studio. 24 significant historic buildings and 5 exhibit buildings contain a growing collection of antiques, farm equipment, horse drawn wagons and antique vehicles. The main building features a large gallery, gift shop, library, program/educational room, offices and the State of Montana Visitor Center. Check us out at or There is an excellent promotional video on our FaceBook page!

Contact Information

Randy Schoppe, Bonnie Stark
Reservations and Information:
406.665.1671, 406.665.1671

1163 3rd St. EHardin, MT 59034 US

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Memorial Day to Labor Day- 8am-6pm everyday. Winter hours: 9-5, Mon-Fri.
  • Seasons Open

    Open all year. Grounds and historical buildings only open May through September.
  • Prices and Fees

    Adults- $6, Seniors- $5, Student-$3, Military- $3, 6 and under free.
  • Accessibility

    The main gallery, museum grounds and many of the historical structures are handicap accessible. There is a boardwalk connecting all the structures on the grounds.

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