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Bair Family Museum

2751 Mt Highway 294, Martinsdale, MT 59053-8706
+1 406-572-3314
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Hidden Treasure!

Although a native Montana, I had never visited the Bair Family Museum previously. This museum is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ITTravelerArizona
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Arizona
Stunning example of a ranch family's extravagant lifestyle

The Bair Family Museum is a monument to excess. Founder Charlie Bair and his two daughters made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard W
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Billings, MY
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2751 Mt Highway 294, Martinsdale, MT 59053-8706
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although a native Montana, I had never visited the Bair Family Museum previously. This museum is truly a hidden treasure in Montana! The museum is filled with amazing historical artifacts, details of a entrepreneur's life and ranch family. One would expect a 1-room house in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bair Family Museum is a monument to excess. Founder Charlie Bair and his two daughters made life in small-town Montana resemble the most elaborate home in the state. It features exquisite paintings, photography, solid gold door knobs the size of pancakes, and remembrances of...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is not your typical small town Montana Museum. The Bairs were early day local "sheep ranchers". (aka Mutton Moguls) They had an enormous ranching enterprise that sot of started and ended here. During their "prime" I don't think the family spent a lot of...More

Thank pcsdpo
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We would have never found this place in the middle of nowhere if our daughter didn't live in Bozeman! This is a first class museum with amazing Native American artifacts and rare Edward S. Curtis photographs. Also included are western paintings of Charles Russell. There...More

Thank chiefqueen
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Really great museum and lot and lots of stories and beautiful item to read about and see. We've been more than once

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We recently spent most of an afternoon visiting the Bair Family Museum in tiny Martinsdale, Montana. The real reason for stopping in was the fact that this stretch of Montana Highway has very few and far between rest stops!! In fact, there were none after...More

Thank Monte H
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We drive to the Bair Family Museum last weekend and enjoyed every minute. The tour of the Bair family house was such a treat with Ethel Berg as a guide. The artwork in the museum is stunning - and fun to see where it hung...More

Thank Slp2454628
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Happened to be in Montana, and was referred to this museum. To say it's in the middle of no-where is an understatement, but the museum, Bair house, and surrounding land are all beautiful. The curator's were very friendly and knowledgeable, and made the whole experience...More

Thank hawaiindude12345
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Bair Museum has another fabulous Ledger Drawing exhibition from the Barstow Collection from the MSU Billings Library's Special Collection. The entire collection consists of 66 drawings by members of the Crow (Apsáalooke) and Hidatsa (Gros Ventre of the River) who were together on the...More

Thank Corby S
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Take a tour of the rambling Bair family house and get a glimpse of the way they lived and their unique family history. The new museum building is beautiful and houses some amazing collections. Gorgeous Native American beadwork and drawings... Plus an incredibly impressive amount...More

Thank Kelley429
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