Gallatin County History Museum
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Located amidst the town of Bozeman is the Gallatin County Pioneer Museum which includes a former county jail, jailhouse isolation chambers, an actual gallows, a 12’ x 14’ hand-hewn log cabin, and various artifacts and exhibits that bring to life the county’s colorful history.
Step back in time and learn about Gallatin County’s heritage. Visit the Gallatin History Museum in Bozeman, which offers a unique glimpse into the area’s past. In addition to jail cells and hanging gallows, the museum maintains displays illustrating the unique histories of a variety of people who have called Southwest Montana home. Permanent exhibits include the infamous Big Horn Gun, a lifesize Pioneer cabin, exhibits on women, agriculture, music, and the history of the jail.
The museum also boasts a photo archive with more than 20,000 historic images that can be reproduced for a small fee. The research library maintains an extensive file collection with information about local families, places, and topics. Also available are newspapers, oral histories, maps, yearbooks, family histories, and Montana, Lewis and Clark, and local history books. The Museum bookstore has hard-to-find materials dealing
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