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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Mission: The mission of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage.  Find facts, such as the number of acres of elk habitat the RMEF has conserved or enhanced, the number of RMEF members and chapters across the country, and much more.   […]

Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History

Headquartered at Buildings T-310 and T-316 at Fort Missoula, The Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History is adjacent to the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula. The Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History promotes the commemoration and study of the U.S. armed forces, from the frontier period to the present, drawing upon a collection of military […]

Missoula Children’s Museum

Mission & Museum Info.  Children’s Museum Missoula (originally established as Families First) began supporting families in western Montana in 1994. The initial focus of the organization was to provide parenting information and support to anyone raising children through parenting programs. In 2002, they opened the children’s museum. The museum increases their ability to support families and parents with fun, hands-on, educational exhibits and programs […]

Missoula Smokejumpers Center

Smokejumpers are highly trained specialists who parachute into remote areas of national forests to fight the spread of wildfires. The nation’s largest training base for smokejumpers is located in Missoula. The remodeled (1992) visitor center at the depot offers updated displays, dioramas and videos related to fire suppression. Guided tours are given of the parachute […]

Historical Museum at Fort Missoula

The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula was established by community effort in 1975 to save what remained of original Fort Missoula, and to interpret the area’s history. The museum is located on 32 acres in the heart of historic Fort Missoula. Its collection includes 30,000 objects including 13 historic structures. As a major historical museum […]

Montana Natural History Center

The mission of the Montana Natural History Center is to promote and cultivate the appreciation, understanding and stewardship of nature through education. MNHC is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 by a group of educators who had the vision to create a natural history center as a resource for schools and the public. Originally housed […]

Northern Rockies Heritage Center

The Northern Rockies Heritage Center (NRHC) was established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation in 1993 to preserve part of the remaining historic property at Fort Missoula, a former military post originally located on two hundred eighty acres of secluded valley floor bordering the Bitterroot River in western Montana. Owned and operated by the U. S. […]

Montana Museum of Art & Culture

Montana Museum of Art & Culture is home to one of the oldest and most prominent fine art collections in the Rocky Mountain Northwest. A year after The University of Montana was established in Missoula in 1893, the Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC) Permanent Collection was begun. Today, MMAC has an international reputation […]

Missoula Art Museum

The Missoula Art Museum is committed to educating the community through contemporary art and to developing and conserving the Art Museum Collection in order to preserve and make accessible our cultural heritage. With the ongoing dedication of artists, educators, community members and volunteers, MAM (Missoula Art Museum) has grown from a summer arts festival to […]