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Indigenous Peoples of Southwestern Montana - Archaeological History

Beaverhead County Museum's Indigenous Peoples of Southwest Montana exhibit offers a glimpse into the lives of Native Americans who once populated the region, beginning at least 15,000 years ago. The artifacts displayed here are from this region and were gifts or loans to the museum by the areas more recent residents.


Birds of Southwest Montana

Donated by local taxidermist Dennis Jones this exhibit features a large variety of birds and other animals that can be found throughout Southwest Montana.

One Room Schoolhouse from Argenta MT & Cabin Built by Thomas Poindexter in 1895

The cabin was located on North Virginia Street it was the first to have a flush outhouse in Dillon. The one room Schoolhouse was originally located in Argenta just a short distance from Dillon.

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Ride The Rails Train Display

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