Montana's foremost doll
and toy museum features the collection of Harriet Free. Antique
Jumeaus and reproduction dolls done by Mrs Free, play with mohair
teddy bears, Jeri dolls in full-body porcelain, dolls of Lee
Middleton and much more. There is a cabbage patch with children of
cloth, porcelain, and composition with Lady Liberty overseeing her
domain. Rotraut Schrott is represented with four full body dolls.
back to 1835, the collection of doll carriages, prams,
and a bed are in pristine condition. Furniture, dishes and
accessories round out the displays.
The Model Railroad fan is not neglected. A collection of rolling stock, engines, carriages and wagons, is displayed at the rear of the museum, together with a non-operational model railroad layout.
NEW FOR 2013: RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY COLLECTION.
A collection of Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls arrived in Deer Lodge this Spring. On display is just a selection of items from the collection of Kathy Jackson from Seattle, WA. Consisting of over 6,000 items, this incredible collection includes dolls of every size, plus clocks, mugs, chairs, drapes, toys and games, and thousands of other items.