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- "Stories in Stones", Sunday, June 9, 1 – 3pm, The Old Post Cemetary.
Signs of the Times
Come take a look at sketches and drawings of historic neon signs from around Missoula! Closes December 2013. Read more.
Photo & Artifact of the Month
Every month the museum will select a few items out of our archives to feature on our Research and Collections page. See this month's selections.
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May 9, 2013
The University of Montana was established in 1893 and students took classes in the “old Willard School.” The first series of buildings were designed around the oval in 1895. The University of Montana expand its territories and set of buildings. Today the University of Montana has 156 acres, 64 buildings, a 23,500-seat football stadium and [...]
Apr 24, 2013
The United State Forest Service created Smokey the Bear to educate people and children about the danger of forest fires. Smokey the Bear was a mascot for public including young children and older youth. This way the firefighters were able to create awareness to prevent fire on many places. A promotion of featuring Smokey was [...]
Apr 15, 2013
Since today is tax day, we thought it would be a good time to feature these banks from the collection ( in case, like us, you are wishing you had saved up a little more to pay the tax man). The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula has a couple of interesting banks from different time [...]