Rotating Exhibits



Nano: The Science of Small
Presented by The University of Montana, Spectrum UM Discovery Area

May 8th – August 14th 2017

Back by popular demand, this fascinating exhibit will explore how the study of nanoscience (the tiniest of things) is relevant to ourever changing world! More…





Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail

Opening May 19th at 6pm

Join us to celebrate the opening of this very special exhibit which has been in the making for over four years and was developed with Nez Perce Tribal Elders and Members. Witness a Salish Tribal Member offering a traditional welcome and permission to pass through Salish Homeland; hear reflections from Nez Perce whose families were on the trail in 1877; sample traditional Nez Perce foods, enjoy special music; and take in the exhibit.

Hands-on activities for children of all ages will be be provided for the duration of this exhibit, contact us at 406.363.3338 for more details!

Exhibit Support provided by:
• NPNHT Challenge Cost Share Program
• Humanities Montana
• Bitter Root Cultural Heritage Trust

Educational Programming provided by:
• Elliott & Grace Lander Foundation
• The George Lawry Bequest
• The NPNHT/USDA Forest Service
Challenge Cost Share Program
• Humanities Montana



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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.