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Operated by the Stillwater Historical Society, the Museum of the Beartooths preserves and promotes the history of Stillwater County. The museum complex consists of the main building, a historic schoolhouse, tack shop, blacksmith shop, a large exhibit building, a replica tipi, farming equipment, and a Northern Pacific caboose. The museum's exhibits explore a number of topics about the county's past.


  • Opened in 1993, the Museum of the Beartooths explores and preserves local history.

The museum's exhibits explore a number of topics including the area's mining history (the only mine in the western hemisphere where palladium and platinum are mined is found in the Stillwater Mine), the history of the Crow Agency, and the hanging of Frank Robideau, which was the second-to-last legal hanging in the state. The museum also features an archive containing oral histories, photographs, newspapers, and county documents and journals. Many of the records in the archive are available for research. The museum opened in 1993. Visitors can go inside the caboose and shop in the museum store, which sells books and other items related to local history.

Homepage. Museum of the Beartooths. Accessed June 22, 2020. http://www.museumofthebeartooths.com/exhibits.shtml.

"Museum of the Beartooths." VisitMT.com. Accessed June 22, 2020. https://www.visitmt.com/listings/general/museum/museum-of-the-beartooths.html.

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Museum of the Beartooths