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Western Heritage Center

2822 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2305
+1 406-256-6809
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Great Little Museum

If you are new to Billings or just passing through, this is worth an hour of your time. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Hester J
Billings, Montana
Nice little museum

The Western Heritage Center is a nice stopping spot as you cruise through downtown Billings. It... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Mike Y
Billings, Montana
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2822 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101-2305
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you are new to Billings or just passing through, this is worth an hour of your time. Interesting information on the plains and the history of the area.

Thank Hester J
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Western Heritage Center is a nice stopping spot as you cruise through downtown Billings. It doesn't take too long to go through but is quite educational. I visited while they had the motorcycle exhibit which was cool with antique bikes and pictures. It has...More

2  Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This museum was a bit different then what I expected. There was a display of motorcycles and art among the exhibits. To me the most interesting part was being able to sit in a sound booth and hear the history of the song "The Hippy...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We visited on our way from Seattle to Ohio. We weren't sure what to expect but they have some nice exhibits and very friendly staff. The native American toys were probably my favorite.

1  Thank DenaNechama
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This isn't a real elaborate place but it has some very nice and varied displays. It's inexpensive and a nice way to spend an hour or two just to get an idea about the history of the area. The high school project was very nice.

1  Thank jnobz
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Love bringing students or grandchildren there.they always have hands on exhibits which really engages the children's learning.most museums are on a look but don't touch bases.

1  Thank gertrudeshouse
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The building itself is neat, a turn of the 20th century library, and it's located in the historic rough-and-tumble saloon and bawdy house area of Billings. The exhibits are kind of sparse. Still not a bad way to pass a few minutes.

Thank burns41
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This building was formerly used as a library. Now, as a heritage museum, depicts life centuries ago in Billings. Lots of fascinating information and details for the visitor. A must attraction while in Billings.

2  Thank borntotravel863
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I find that just the building is a work of art... As well as the exhibits... Gives a quick overview of the Yellowstone river valley and the various treasure with in. Amazing what they do with a small staff and lots of energy. The Thursday...More

Thank Sondra D
Reviewed 4 December 2015

My wife and I went in for the first time just to see our grandsons Art exhibit which was inspiring to say the least. The inside heritage works weren't too bad though I've seen many better in Montana. Too we couldn't see much of the...More

Thank ronmL7713GJ
Lisa O, Manager at Western Heritage Center, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for coming to the student exhibit opening. We're glad you enjoyed it - we think the student artwork is pretty great too. The cabin wasn't open the evening you attended because it was a special event intended to direct attendee attention toward the...More

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what are the fees for admission?
14 August 2016|
Response from Lisa O | Property representative |
$5 for adults, $3 for seniors/students, $1 for kids. Memberships are also available ($100 - family; $75 - couple; $40 - individual; $35 senior/student).
what is the entry fee for familys
14 August 2016|
Response from gertrudeshouse | Reviewed this property |
Depends on size of family adults are5.00 students with I.d. and seniors are 3.00 and children under 12 are a dollar