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Dear Friends of the Museum,


Members of the Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation help support the Old Montana Prison in its position as a world-class tourist attraction. Your support has helped attract over 2 million people to our area, each one enjoying the Montana hospitality that they encounter at the Museums, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, the Deer Lodge Historic District, and the many other attractions that this region of Southwest Montana has to offer.


The Mission of the Foundation is to preserve and interpret the history of Montana, Powell County, Deer Lodge, and the Arts. We will again bring to Deer Lodge the Missoula Children's Theater, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, the 4th of July Community Celebration, the Gun Show, the 24th annual "Win a Classic Car" raffle and many other special events. We look forward to seeing you in 2024.

There are several membership options available, and each may be tax deductible as we are a non-profit 501 (C) 3 organization. We appreciate your support of our museums and the history in our area.

Since we operate without state or federal funding, the financial assistance that your membership provides is extremely important to us. We hope you will complete the enclosed membership form and support us as we continue to look forward to the future by preserving the past.


Melanie Sanchez


Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation

1106 Main Street

Deer Lodge, MT



- Unlimited access to all 5 of our museums

- Quarterly newsletter

- Personal announcements for all museum events

- 10% discount on gift items in the museum gift shops

- One free ice cream coupon and 10% discount at the Prison Cow Ice Cream Shop

- Membership is tax deductible 

- Membership runs January 1 - December 31

Become A Member Today!

(If you would like to order with cash or check, download our membership form and send it to Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation: 1106 Main St. Deer Lodge, MT 59722)

Download the form above and send it with your check/money order to
1106 Main St. Deer Lodge, MT

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