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The People's Center Museum

53253 Highway 93 West, Pablo, MT 59860
+1 406-675-0160
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The Flathead Reservation combines two very different Native groups: the Salish and the Kootenai... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Thomas F
Columbia, Maryland
Small, but Effective

They have a small, yet eclectic collection. Goods made by locals for sale. Staff wasn't too... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Adrianne H
Pablo, Montana, United States
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53253 Highway 93 West, Pablo, MT 59860
+1 406-675-0160
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The Flathead Reservation combines two very different Native groups: the Salish and the Kootenai. This is a good place to learn about them. It's not large, but the material is well presented, and there is a nice gift shop. I was curious about the language...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 17 October 2016

They have a small, yet eclectic collection. Goods made by locals for sale. Staff wasn't too friendly when I was there.

Thank Adrianne H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The museum is small and community-curated which makes it interesting because it includes the stories, objects, and historical interpretations that are important to the tribe. One of the most interesting things was a map of the reservation over time and how land had been taken...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I took a group of multi-age homeschool students to the People's Center. We learned a great deal and loved the Native games. If you call ahead, the staff is wonderful about creating an experience especially for your group. A guided tour truly makes the small...More

Thank Hawkhill6
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The very little museum is waste of time. Most of the displayed items are not old, but things made recently to show what is was like earlier. Visit completed in 3-5 minutes.

Thank Jorn
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Small museum but an absolutely necessary visit to better understand the Salish and Kootenai cultures that surround you when you are in the area. There is a good selection of beadwork in the shop.

1  Thank Frenchie29
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Displays and photography are amazing. Small displays . . but how we corrupted our original treaties with native americans is told through the stories of those who lived it. I hope I'm a better person because I took the time to hear the stories and...More

2  Thank Gwen G
Reviewed 26 June 2014

If you want to learn anything about the Salish and Kootenai culture on the Flathead Indian Reservation, this is the place you have to visit. A small but very modern museum that has an extremely interesting display of craft, artwork and historical items of these...More

2  Thank brw115
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