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Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town - 35 historic buildings have been restored to depict a town in the early 1900's. The goal of the museum is to collect, preserve and display Daniels County history in all its forms including archives, a collection of antique cars, tractors and machinery.

Great Plains Dinosaur Museum - A gem of a museum showcasing an amazing variety of fossils from dinosaurs to lobsters! On display are some of Montana's best preserved dinosaurs. Other well renowned fossils on display include spectacular specimens of rare marine invertebrates, prehistoric plants and fossil fish.

Alberta Bair Theater - In its brief history, the Alberta Bair Theater has brought to audiences the finest performers in every discipline of the performing arts, including classical and popular music, country music and jazz, opera, ballet, modern and ethnic dance, comedy, drama and musical theater.

Pictograph Cave State Park - The pictographs that give the park its name date from over 2200 years ago. Located just 6 miles south of Billings, the Pictograph, Middle and Ghost cave complex was home to generations of prehistoric hunters. Over 30,000 artifacts have been identified from the park.

Western Heritage Center - A regional museum interpreting and reflecting life in the Yellowstone River Valley. The Center cares for a collection of over 16,000 artifacts which provide a tangible record of the region's past.

Yellowstone Art Museum - Whether it's the incredibly diverse contemporary art scene or the work of groundbreaking artists from the past, art is the goal! Presenting Montana's most forward-looking artists and bringing historic and world art.

Range Riders Museum - Built on the site of the 1876 Fort Keogh cantonment and was opened in August of 1941. This privately financed museum is located on the site where General Nelson A. Miles constructed Cantonment #1 to secure the area in the aftermath of the Custer Battle.

Makoshika Dinosaur Museum - Providing paleontological and cultural experiences for the enrichment, enjoyment, and education to the public through the preservation of fossil collections, interpretive displays, and educational programs.

Pryor Mountain Mustangs - A refuge, established to save a dying breed. These horses are thought to be the descendants of Spanish horses that have been roaming this area for over 200 years. Viewing these wild Spanish Mustangs is a rare and amazing opportunity that should not be passed up.

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame - Showcases the lives of true Montana cowboys and how they intertwined with the rich cultural heritage of Native Americans and settlers of Montana.

MonDak Heritage Center - The region's premier museum and art gallery, with the largest available exhibit space of any such combined facility in the region.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument - This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indian's last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.

Peter Yegen Jr.Yellowstone County Museum - Exhibits/Archives include materials specific to Northern Plains Indian Tribes, western expansion, mining, cattle/sheep herding industries, transportation industries, military (1870-1950's), various medical fields, music, textiles, household goods and personal goods.

Carter County Museum - Montana's first county museum, its paleontological finds include a mounted skeleton of Anatotitan copei (one of only a few nearly complete skeletons of this species found in the world to date), as well as complete skulls of Triceratops horridus, and others - all collected from the nearby Hell Creek Formation.

Huntley Project Museum - Tells the unique story of the homesteaders who transformed this valley from prairie desert to lush farmland. From an early homestead, complete with barn and outbuildings, to the Museum Center's exhibits, visitors can immerse themselves in the history of the homesteading era.

Frontier Gateway Museum - The museum is historical and chronological in content. Displays range from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Major displays include fossils, buffalo, Indian, homesteaders, cattlemen, settlers, railroad, Civil War, and numerous miscellaneous displays that fit into those eras.

Pompeys Pillar National Monument - The Pillar is a sandstone butte or mesa covering about 2 acres at its base and standing about 150 feet high. Because it is the only sandstone outcrop on the south side of the Yellowstone River for several miles in either direction, it has been a landmark for centuries.

Zoo Montana - An outstanding zoological and botanical park specializing in northern latitude species. Visitors can see Siberian tigers, playful otters, Sika Deer, gray wolves and many more animals at Zoo Montana.

Moss Mansion - Step into history with a one-hour guided tour of the Moss Mansion Historic House Museum. The tour captures early turn-of-the-century life as the Preston Boyd Moss family lived it. Visitors see original draperies, fixtures, furniture, Persian carpets and artifacts displayed in the 1903 red sandstone structure.

Powder River H.S. Museum / Mac's Museum - The museum contains many valuable historic collections including historic photos and books, Indian artifacts, old guns and ammunition, buggies, old autos, and more. Mac's Museum is a one-man collection of 22,000 sea shells (largest west of the Mississippi), 1723 arrowheads from nearly every state, 2230 mineral specimens, artifacts, bird eggs, butterflies, and much more.