About The Museum

Come to the Old Trail Museum and learn about the many histories of The Rocky Mountain Front. Explore ancient trails, dinosaurs fossils and exhibits, Blackfeet and Métis histories and artifacts, grizzly bears, our large elk and waterfowl migrations, the unique geology of the Rocky Mountain Front, local meteorological phenomena, as well as the diverse and colorful cultural history of Choteau, Montana, Teton County and the greater Rocky Mountain Front region.

Whether traveling between Glacier and Yellowstone, a local wanting to know more about the rich history of the area, a Montana Dinosaur Trail explorer, a hiker, hunter, angler or scenic driver wanting to explore and learn more about our beautiful public lands, come to the Old Trail Museum in beautiful Choteau, Montana and explore the history of the Rocky Mountain Front.

Old Trail Museum is a non-profit organization that reflects the rich natural and cultural history of Montana’s pristine Rocky Mountain Front region. Our mission is to preserve, research, and interpret to the public through our collection, exhibitions, and programs; the physical and cultural heritage of the Rocky Mountain Front region.

The museum is open from May 30th through September 3rd, Tuesday through Saturday (closed Sundays and Mondays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m (closed July 4th). Admission is $3.00 per person and children 3 and under are free.