Homestead Village at the Museum of the Northern Great Plains


Homestead Village, located at the Museum of the Northern Great Plains & Montana Agricultural Center complex, offers the visitor a chance to explore the typical 1900's rural community.


  • Homestead Village
  • Village Street
  • The Village Gas Station
  • The Village School and Railroad Crossing



Many of the buildings located in Homesteader Village are from abandoned homestead era towns. They have been moved onto the site and accurately restored, and furnished.  Buildings along the street include a small country church, a bank, a drug store, City Hall, a one room School, a Mercantile and three generations of prairie settler's dwellings.


Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30th
10:30 AM to 4:00 PM - Monday through Saturday
12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM on Sunday

An admission fee is charged.  Admission price includes visitation to all museums and venues for
two consecutive days.



For Further Information Contact
The River and Plains Society
P.O. Box 262
Fort Benton, Montana 59442
406-622-5316
8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon - Weekdays
Email The Museums Office
Email the Archives and Library



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