Montana's memory starts here! Established in 1865, the Montana Historical Society is one of the oldest institutions of its kind west of the Mississippi River. Learn more about Montana's Museum, the Montana Historical Society Press, Montana The Magazine of Western History, the Montana State Historic Preservation Office, and the MHS Research Center. Join in the countless programs we offer through our Outreach and Interpretation division, or shop in our unique Museum Store in person or online.
Created as part of a commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of women’s suffrage in Montana, Women’s History Matters is designed to recognized the varied roles of women in the Treasure State’s past. Visit the Women’s History Matters website to learn more.
The year 2014 marks Charles M.
Russell’s 150 birthday, the 150th
anniversary of the creation of
Montana Territory, the 100th
anniversary of the passage of
women’s suffrage in Montana, and the
50th anniversary of the Wilderness
and Civil Rights Acts. Stay tuned
throughout the year for
commemorative projects and events.