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Museum of the Plains Indian
P.O. Box 410
Browning, MT 59417
Phone: 406-338-2230
Fax: 406-338-7404
Email: [email protected]

Museum of the Plains Indian is a permanent exhibition gallery, which presents a rich collection of historic arts created by tribal people of the Northern Plains. There is a five-screen multimedia presentation, three dioramas. Carved wood panels by Blackfeet sculptor John Clarke are on display. Come and admire the murals by Blackfeet artist Victor Pepion. We are open seven days a week during the summer season and there is an admission fee ($6 for adults, $2 for ages 6-16, $5 for 65+ and groups of 10 or more, and free for both school groups and under 6s). October through May the museum is free of charge for all.


Museum of the Plains Indian is located at the junction of Highway 2 and 89, west of Browning.

Season of Operation

All Year

Hours of Operation

June-September: 9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m (Tues through Sat). October-May: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Mon through Fri). Appointments are requested for bus tours.

Services and Amenities

Air Conditioning
Public Restroom


Art Gallery
Art Museum
Native Art
Arts & Crafts

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