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Museum of the Northern Great Plains & Homestead Village

. Description:  This complex tells the history of agriculture in Montana from 1908 to 1980.  It contains a homestead village of predominantly 1920s buildings and both 1910 and 1950 restored and furnished houses.
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Address:
1205 20th St
PO Box 262
Fort Benton, MT 59442

Parent Organization:
The River and Plains Society
Contacts
Phone 406 622-5316
e-mail mailto:riverplains@mcn.net
URL
Fort Benton Heritage Complex
 www.fortbenton.com/museums/index.htm
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May 25- Sep 30 12 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
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What kind of visit you can have: Local history and the official museum for agriculture for the State of Montana.  It contains a museum building, machinery collection, and a village focusing on businesses from the homestead era to the 1950s, including a 1910 era gas station and 1950s house. Part of a museum complex with Fort Benton.
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Period 1910 - present Type of Site Village, museum
Buildings: bank, drug store, gas station, house, church
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  25 mi Loma, Floweree, Carter, Highwood 30 mi:  Great Falls

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Historic Old Fort Benton Museum
Montana Agricultural Center & Museum Museum
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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Long's Landing B&B 1011 17th Street
Fort Benton MT 59442
406 622-3461
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Grand Union Hotel
Fort Motel 1809 Saint Charles Street
Fort Benton MT 59442
406 622-3312
Pioneer Lodge Motel 1700 Front Street
Fort Benton MT 59442
406 622-5441
Rose River Inn 101 Wood Beach Road
Loma MT 59460
406 739-4242
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