Museum of the Northern Great Plains
The Museum of the Northern Great Plains is the official museum for agriculture for the State of Montana. It tells the story of three generations of farmers from 1908 until 1980. It is about their lives, their culture and their work. The museum has 30,000 square feet of exhibition space and a village from the homestead era of the 1920s. The facility contains a research library and archives with meeting rooms and facilities for programs, seminars and workshops. Also in the four-acre site is an outside exhibit of unique farm machinery from the early farming era.
- American Heritage
Services And Amenities
- Gift Shop
- Handicapped Accessible
- Public Restroom
Entering Fort Benton from US Highway 87, proceed down St. Charles Street to 20th Street. The museum is across the street from the high school football field on the corner of 20th and Washington.
Payment And Reservation Information
- Payment Methods
- Personal Check (In State)
- Travelers Checks
- Reservations Accepted
- Walk-Ins Welcome
Season / Hours Of Operation
- Memorial Day Weekend - October 1
- Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Appointments are accepted during the off season.