Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center - Fort Benton

The Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center keeps stories alive! Highlighting the natural and cultural history of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument and Upper Missouri River. The lobby of the interpretive center provides boating information for those floating the river. The classroom provides viewing of our film White Cliffs, Wild River and also showcases a scale model of the entire 149-mile river corridor.

View Chief Josephs' surrender rifle, relinquished after a 1,170mi race to freedom by members of the Nez Perce tribe from Army control. A life-size replica Murphy Freight Wagon, used to take shipments arriving on steamboats at Fort Benton's levee to points as far as Walla Walla WA, Bannack, and Fort Whoop-up in Canada. Re-live steam boating history by stepping inside a replica pilot house. Visit our website or contact us for more information!


Mailing Address
Not Available

Street Address
701 7th Street
Fort Benton,  MT 59442

Phone: 406-622-4000
Toll Free: 877-256-3252

From Highway 80 (13th Street) and Front Street - travel west on Front Street to 7th, turn left onto 7th in approximately 50 yards turn left into parking lot, 701 7th Street.

All Year

Summer Hours:
Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day
Daily: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Including Federal Holidays
Winter Hours:
September 7 - Memorial Day
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed Federal Holidays

American Express, Cash, Discover, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks, Visa

Walk-Ins Welcome

Childrens Activities, Picnic Tables, Air Conditioning, Gift Shop, Handicapped Accessible, Maps, Parking, Public Restroom, Unescorted Tour

Childrens Activities, Lewis And Clark, Cultural, Education, Exhibit, History, Museum, Theatre/Theater