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Carter County Museum

306 N. Main St., Ekalaka, MT 59324
+1 406-775-6886
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Worth the drive

Eklaka, Montana is off the beaten path for sure. But what a great museum. A good dinosaur... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kcinnorcal
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Redding, California
Very good museum for a small town

It never ceases to amaze me about how much is in this small museum. Carter County Museum is the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Darin S
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306 N. Main St., Ekalaka, MT 59324
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+1 406-775-6886
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eklaka, Montana is off the beaten path for sure. But what a great museum. A good dinosaur display. Well worth the time to get here. The attendant was friendly and knowledgeable about the area.

Thank kcinnorcal
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

It never ceases to amaze me about how much is in this small museum. Carter County Museum is the first museum in Montana and has great historic value. If you need a time waster in Ekalaka or want a place to tour, come to this...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This gem must not be missed if you travel to Ekalaka. The Dino Shindig in the last weekend of July each year is a wonderful family affair. Paleontologists from all over the nation and Canada gather and lecture as well as childrens activities and even...More

Thank Carole C
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

A great museum! Knowledgable and friendly staff. A great and wide variety of exhibits with history ranging from the prehistoric to modern. Much history of Ekalaka, but our favorite was the dinosaur displays, lots of them, and real! Fun and a great place for the...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

This museum has a small but well curated dinosaur exhibit full of fossils from the area, It's free but leave a donation. The museum is part of the Montana Dinosaur Trail. The last weekend of July it hosts the Dinosaur Shindig a weekend of talks...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Our family came for the Dino Shindig event which takes place in July in Ekalaka, MT. It was a fantastic experience for my daughter who wants to become a paleohistologist. Saturday was family day which had events in and out of the museum, including a...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

Great Dino exhibit, interesting native items, so much in a small very friendly museum. The staff is very knowledgeable and it is kid friendly

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Reviewed 18 December 2014

A wonderful museum in the heart of a great small town. The museum curators were extremely gracious and even took us into the back to see some dinosaur remains that weren't currently on display. Amazing place, a must see.

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Reviewed 15 August 2013

This is a very nice, free museum. There are exhibits about Native Americans, Geology, Dinosaurs, Veterans, etc. There is a small gift shop area with several nice gifts to choose from as well as an area where fossil hunters can purchase digging tools.

Thank 4320jdfarmer
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