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C.M. Russell Museum

400 13th St N, Great Falls, MT 59401-1498
+1 406-727-8787
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Charlie Russell documented the West that was vanishing before his eyes, telling the story of the American West as no artist had before. Many of the stories Russell told through Russell's art and life resonate even today. The first museum dedicated to Western art, the C.M. Russell Museum houses Charles Marion Russell's original studio, the home where he lived, and many paintings and bronzes created by Russell and his contemporaries. It also includes a compelling exhibition of Browning Firearms, featuring information on John Moses Browning (1855-1926), one of the world's most important and innovative gun makers. Now allowing photography except for specific pieces (no flash photography). Find out why the C.M. Russell Museum is the art and soul of the American West.
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400 13th St N, Great Falls, MT 59401-1498
+1 406-727-8787
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has a fantastic display of Charlie Russell's work, and that of some of his contempories as well. Read Charlies correspondence highlighted of drawings (generally comical) and don't miss his cabin next door.

Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Nice clean facility. Well organized helpful and courteous staff. You will need 2 days to see and enjoy the exhibits. History is displayed in the beautiful art . You will have a greater appreciation of the past residents of the old west! Our country has...More

Thank JollyLeo
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Western Art by one of the greatest. Lots and lots of his work. Displayed very well. Additional artist displayed in enough quantity to enjoy. Not just a few pieces. Plan on a long, slow, walk through here. I would not take children. In addition to...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum and has a wonderful staff. I highly recommend stopping in! It's a great way to experience western art and Charlie Russell. My favorite exhibition was when they had Andy Warhol pieces!

Thank Badwolf7373
Reviewed 24 October 2017

CM Russell is one of our favorite Western artists. This museum has excellent examples of his work and it tells about the man who created such great paintings and sculptures.

Thank Donnagay A
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is one of the two great sights to make a stop, at in Great Falls. It is a must see for fans of Russell, western art and western history. Well laid out and worth the visit.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Love the West..then you must love Western Art, especially the art of Charlie Russell. Not familiar with the fame of Charlie Russell? This is the place to fill your soul with the beauty of his work and other artists of the West..both old and new....More

Thank Leahjs555
Reviewed 1 October 2017

It was such an honor to stand in Charlie Russell's actual studio. Absolutely chilling, especially after standing in front of his magnificent art inside the museum. The Native American artifacts and works by other artists enhance the whole experience.

Thank LorraineMontana
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful layout. We wore out feet out. Wish we lived here So we could come often. Very informstve docents too. So glad we took time to visit.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic museum dedicated to a great artist. He wasn't born in Montana, but he sure captured the spirit of the late 1800's. This museum is a must see.

Thank postal49740
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30 January 2017|
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Response from CMRussellMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, the museum does not offer appraisals, however if you call me at 406-727-8787 I can better answer your question. - Jackie Slovak, Senior Director of External Relations for the C.M. Russell Museum
Diana D
29 June 2015|
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Response from starsweptsky | Reviewed this property |
The price for Seniors is 7.00 dollars. The Russell is closed on Mondays.