Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana - Charlo

Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana, located at 69316 Highway 93, is two miles south of the junction with Highway 212 (leading to Charlo and the National Bison Range) and is eight miles north of St. Ignatius. The beautiful log-faced building is directly across the highway from the Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge. A gift shop offers a wide selection of items from Montana artisans and craftspeople, plus a large selection of books and other gift items. Built in 1998, the 8,000 plus square foot museum memorializes the history and culture of the Flathead Indian Reservation and early Montana with four rooms of artifacts, historical photographs, a selection of stunning beadwork, guns, bows and arrows and a diorama room filled with mounted wildlife and an Indian camp circa 1880. Also on the property is an approximately one-eighth mile long nature trail with a spectacular view of the Mission Mountains.


$7.00 for adults

$6.00 for seniors

$5.00 for students

$3.00 for children ages 6-12 years of age

Children under 6 are free when accompanied by an adult

Group rates are available

Appointments are accepted for tours.

Mailing Address
Not Available

Street Address
69316 US Highway 93
Charlo,  MT 59824

Phone: 406-644-3435

Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana is located at 69316 US Highway 93, six miles south of Ronan. The museum, gift shop and nature trail are situated on 3.5 acres across the highway from the Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge. Our property adjoins that of the Ninepipes Lodge and Allentown Restaurant.

April 1 October 31

Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cash, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Visa

Group Reservations Required, Reservations Accepted, Walk-Ins Welcome

Air Conditioning, Books, Gift Shop, Handicapped Accessible, Merchandise, Parking, Picnic Tables, Public Restroom, Store, Tour, Unescorted Tour

American Heritage, Antiques, Art Gallery, Cultural, Education, Exhibit, Heritage, History, Museum, Native Art, Photography, Shopping, Tour, Western Art, Wildlife Art