The Ravalli County Museum in the News


February 4th, 2017 Museum presents famous photographer’s photos from China, Burma and India
January, 22,2017  Will A Photo of Yours Be in This Museum Display?

November 17, 2016  Touching the surface: Hamilton man shares collection of Chinese Neolithic artifacts
August 31, 2016 A Paddler’s Life
June 10, 2016 Bitter Root Day: Museum set to host annual cultural heritage event
June 9, 2016 Voters approve levy for museum
April 29, 2016 Go Fly a Kite: Ravalli County Museum to host workshop Saturday
April 22, 2016 Extreme Sports on Exhibit at Ravalli County Museum
April 19, 2016 Off the edge: New museum exhibit features Stevensville adventurer
April 15, 2016 Saving history: Men work to preserve Ravalli County Museum video collection
February 13, 2016 Museum bound: Washington Elementary teacher has used museum as a resource for 20 years
February 10, 2016 Museum levy to appear on primary ballot
January 31, 2016 Saving Ernst: Volunteers work to preserve 22K historical images by renowned Bitterroot photographer



October 30, 2015 Zombie Apocalypse event to raise money for museum
September 30, 2015 Bitterroot apples: Ravalli County museum set to host Apple Day and Cider Night
September 11, 2015 Ravalli County Museum to host An Afternoon of Cowboy Music and Poetry
August 18, 2015 Ravalli County Museum set to open new exhibit
April 22, 2015 Museum funding: Musicians return to help raise money at annual event
April 10, 2015 Bitterroot Valley homeschool students present history fair at Ravalli County Museum
April 4, 2015 Winning photos: Results of Ernst Peterson Photography Montana Contest announced



November 18,2104 Ravalli County Museum to host free lecture on Montana Indians
September 24, 2014 Apple Day: Ravalli County Museum hosts annual festival Saturday, Oct. 4
September 11, 2014 Rhyming on the range: Ravalli County Museum to “An Afternoon of Cowboy Music & Poetry,” Sept. 13
July 23, 2014 Oral histories: Museum to begin recording stories from Ravalli County residents
November 14, 2013 Gallery of Trees returns: Ravalli County Museum offering free admission to view new exhibits Friday night



May 18, 2012 Art of Science: Museum’s new exhibit shows work of scientists through artists’ eyes
April 30, 2012 Ravalli County Museum
April 26, 2012 Indians 101: The Flathead Indians Meet Lewis & Clark
Aug 02, 2011 Ravalli County Museum to host upcoming lecture series
July 31, 2011 Ravalli County Museum presents traveling exhibit, “A Voyage to Health”
July 26, 2011 New museum exhibit showcases world-renowned glass wildlife artist
July 17, 2011 Ravalli County Museum unveils new hours, exhibits
June 28, 2011 Ravalli County Museum opening senior pro rodeo exhibit Thursday
June 28, 2011 Bitterroot cowboy poet to perform Saturday at Ravalli County Museum event
April 26, 2011 Museum undergoes renovation to restore historic luster
April 18, 2011 ‘Green Fire’ documentary to debut in Missoula, Hamilton this week
April 5, 2011 Herbert ‘Bertie’ W. Lords may have been the first Bitterroot historian
March 15, 2011 Ravalli County Museum aims to return courtroom space to original splendor



Nov 11, 2010 Honoring service: Museum hosts Veterans Day ceremony
Oct 3, 2010 Apple Day brings large crowd to Hamilton
Sept 30, 2010 Ravalli County Museum hosts annual Apple Day celebration
Sept 21, 2010 Hard hats and history: Museum begins work on renovation project
July 29, 2010 Ravalli County Museum pursues grants to help its branding
June 17, 2010 Rodeo Legends
May 18, 2010 Save the Cupola campaign about to begin
March 5, 2010 Museum brings three artists to Hamilton
Feb 11, 2010 Busy month at museum
Dec 25, 2009 Famous Peterson photographs are fading
Nov 23, 2009 Museum opens new exhibits
Oct 28, 2009 Who ya gonna call?
Oct 26, 2009 Museum officials seek restoration grant
Oct 8, 2009 Apple Days benefits Ravalli County Museum





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.