Crazy Mountain Museum

Big Timber, MT

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Address: 2 I-90 Frontage Rd Big Timber, MT 59011 How do we get there? Number: 406 932 5126
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About this activity

The Crazy Mountain Museum is a historical museum featuring exhibits that reflect the history of Sweet Grass County and the surrounding area, with an aim to excite and involve families of all ages and background to preserve the region's heritage! 

The museum features exhibits that offer a historical look at Sweet Grass County, covering a range of themes from archaeological and geological finds, to information about early settlers and their families.

A visit to "Cobblestone City" will transport you back through the history book, with a diorama featuring a miniature recreation of the town in Big Timber just as it was all the way back in 1907! There was a big fire in the town in 1908, so you really are looking into a lost time, with 1/3 of the town being destroyed.

Kids always love visiting the one room schoolhouse (kids, that's how schools were at the turn of the century, pretty different to your life now we bet!), as well as the tipi.

The history continues outdoors with the Lewis and Clark garden, featuring native Montana plants that Clark actually named in his journals during his 1806 expedition.

There are so many more great permanent exhibits, plus rotating exhibits for something new with every visit, so why not step back in time and learn all about the rich history of the region at Crazy Mountain Museum?

Kids, the history lesson is about to begin!

Activity location


The Sweet Grass County Museum is located southeast of the west Interstate exit to Big Timber

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How much does it cost?



Free admission



Free admission


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Crazy Mountain Museum FAQ’s

Take a break from the museum and enjoy the outdoor beauty (including an excellent view of the Crazy Mountains) that surrounds the Museum grounds.

There is a museum store where you can pick up items relating to the exhibits and local history

They love to have groups, just give them a call to arrange! You can even arrange out of regular hours if you need, just make sure you do so in advance

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility, they will be happy to help!

No videos are allowed to be taken within the museum

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