Rotating Exhibits

Toold-of-the-Trade-website-header,-2017Tools of the Trade: The Cron Collection

Exhibition Opening: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 6pm


The Crons have been collecting tools most of their lives and have amassed over 250 striking and absorbing examples of the myriad and diverse tools that can fit every necessary function.

Join us for the reception on October 12, 2017 at 6 pm and visit with Jane A. and Bob Cron. There will be interpretative materials and images, as well as hands on examples of machinery and tools in motion for folks to try out – kid friendly!

View the collection, the remarkable art that is represented by these finely crafted implements, utensils, riggings, and yes, tools.


Illuminating Darkness
Montana Cave Exploration
3/15/18 – 10/31/18

the exploration of caves

Journey with us into the Darkness…

Discover a whole new world that exists deep within the Earth in this illuminating exhibit

Exhibition Opening Reception:
Thursday, March 15 at 6pm


Photo, by Braden Gunem of Steven Rehbein, descending  the “Death is all around you” drop in Tears of the Turtle Cave



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The mission of the Ravalli County Museum & Historical Society is to acquire, preserve, protect and interpret the historical and cultural heritage of the Bitter Root Valley and its people.