The Old Montana Prison Museum Complex is now fully operational for the 2013 Summer Season. All Museums are open 7 days a week;
The Old Prison and Montana Auto Museum are open daily from 8 am till 6 pm (Last admission into the prison is at 5:10 pm, into the cars at 5:30pm)
Yesterday’s Playthings and Frontier Montana are open daily from 10 am till 5 pm
Powell County Museum is open daily from 12 noon till 5 pm
Also, the Cottonwood City buildings are open daily from 10 am till 5 pm, as is the Milwaukee Road Caboose.
A miners cabin/office has been added to the buildings in ‘Cottonwood City‘ complimenting the Mining collection inside the adjoining ‘Powell County Museum‘. New items have been added to the collection of Don Cappa in ‘Frontier Montana‘. Several new vehicles have been added to the collection in the ‘Montana Auto Museum‘ including a stunning 1967 Custom Chevy II Nova SS.
Our popular Ice Cream Shop has been remodeled, received a fresh coat of paint and re-named ‘The Ice Cream Station’. It is open daily from 11 am till 6 pm, serving Cold Drinks, Hot Dogs, Waffle Cones and Montana Made Ice Cream.
‘Yesterday’s Playthings‘ has received the biggest makeover. An impressive collection of ‘Raggedy Ann and Andy’ dolls and other associated items is now on display, part of the personal collection of Kathy Jackson. Amounting to over 6,000 items in total, including dolls, toys, games, pictures, books, chairs, clocks, watches, clothes, ornaments, etc., the breadth of Kathy’s collection boggles the mind. A very colorful and welcome addition to our Doll and Toy Museum. An Open House, will be held on Saturday June 22nd 2013, with free admission, cake, coffee and door prizes.
All Museums and Attractions are covered by our $10 Admission Fee, with a $1 reduction for Seniors over 62, Military, AAA, KOA and Good Sam’s Travel Club members. Children aged 10 to 15 are $6, and children 9 and under are Free. Full details on our opening hours and prices can be found on this link
School, Bus and Group Tours are welcome, please call (406) 846-3111 to book and receive discounted prices.
With various events taking place in the Old Prison Complex, Deer Lodge is the place to visit this Summer. We hope we have the pleasure of your company this season.