Shop the Museum
To shop the museum store please fill out and return our Order Form or call (406) 728-3476. Order forms should be mailed to:
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula
3400 Captain Rawn Way
Missoula, MT 59804-7207
or Faxed to # 406-543-6277
All orders require shipping and handling charge of $10 for the first item and $5 for each additional item.
Museum Store Gallery
90% cotton, 10% polyester, grey, with black & white photo of the 25th Infantry Black Bicycle Corps at Fort Missoula.
Youth S-XL - $12
Adult M-XL - $13
Adult XXL - $16
100% cotton t-shirts with the museum education logo on front and back.
Youth sizes available in S, M, and L in royal blue, green, black, and sky blue. $12.00
Adult sizes available in L and XL in royal blue only. $13.00
Youth S-XL - $12
Adult M-XL - $13
$12.95. Written by George Niels Sorensen, Iron Riders tells the story of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps stationed at Fort Missoula in the 1890's. It examines the role black men played in the United States military, the attitudes leading up to the bicycle experiment, the Western setting in which the troops were stationed, and the rapid changes taking place in America at the time.
Fort Missoula's Military Cyclists: The Story of the 25th U.S. Infantry Bicycle Corps
$5.95. A small corps of men was selected at the turn of the century from the companies of the 25th Infantry's African-American soldiers, stationed at Fort Missoula, to begin testing one of the most advanced military machines of the day: the bicycle. This is their story.
The Military History of Fort Missoula
$4.95. This is the story of Fort Missoula from 1877 to 1947; from the Nez Perce War to the Black Bicycle Corps to CCC regional camp, to the Alien Detention Center (1941-1944) to Army Disciplinary Barracks (1944-1946).
An Alien Place
$14.95. The history of how the quiet college town of Missoula, Montana, nestled in the shadow of a mountain range at the confluence of the Clark Fork, Blackfoot, and Bitterroot Rivers, came to house more than a thousand Italian aliens and another thousand Japanese men whose loyalties were suspect.
Italian Boys at Fort Missoula, Montana 1941-1943
$14.95. By former Italian internee Umberto Benedetti: "It is my purpose to focus on that turbulent period of time in the early 1940s when I was interned at the Alien Detention Camp at Fort Missoula, and with photographs and documents to tell my story as accurately as possible. This book chronicles some events that are told here for the first time."
Purple & Gold
$19.95. The history of Missoula County High School is also the history of Missoula in its 20th century formative years. A great percentage of the political, professional, educational, and business leaders of the city and county, up to the present time, were graduates of the school.
Missoula The Way it Was
$19.95. The history of Missoula has all the color one would imagine a western town to have. It began with a small trading post established for trade with the Indians, where in two years there were 10 violent deaths out of a population of 14. The exciting life of Missoula was enhanced by the soldiers stationed at Fort Missoula, Chinese, Indians, Vigilantes, Lewis and Clark, jail breaks, the founding of the university, train robberies, and more.