Ravalli County Museum & Historical Society


We are seeking individuals to serve a 3 year term on the Museum’s Board of Directors. To learn what a board member does, click HERE.

If you are interested, please call 406-363-3338 and ask to speak to the Museum Director.


Email us at: museum@ravallimuseum.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bitter Root Valley Historical Society is to acquire, preserve, protect and interpret the historical and cultural heritage of the Bitter Root Valley and its people.  
Ravalli County Museum is operated and supported by the Bitter Root Valley Historical Society and is a 501c3 IRS qualified charitable organization.
Ravalli County Museum is ADA Accessible

Our Focus

The Ravalli County Museum has a three tiered focus of art, local history and natural history. There are a total of twenty-eight galleries and chambers. Nine are exhibition rooms, with six permanent displays that are created from the Museum’s extensive collections.

We provide a cultural venue to enrich the experiences of our community through programming and educational opportunities for people of all ages.

Ravalli County Museum Giving

The Ravalli County Museum is the repository for historical information, artifacts and collections for all of Ravalli County. For more information, visit our About page. Interested in getting involved in YOUR local Museum? There’s plenty of ways:

We are funded in part by coal severance taxes paid based upon coal mined in Montana and deposited in Montana’s cultural and aesthetic projects trust fund.