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Historic Old Fort Benton

. Description:  Part of a museum complex that includes the museum of the Upper Missouri and the Museum of the Northern Great Plains, the fort is under archaeological study and restoration.  To date, the North East Blockhouse. Trade Store, Warehouse & Blacksmith-Carpenter's shop have been restored and are open to the public.  
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How to find: 
Address:
Old Fort Park
PO Box 628
Fort Benton, MT 59442

Parent Organization:
River and Plains Society
Contacts
Phone 406 622-5316
e-mail mailto:riverplains@mcn.net
URL(s)
Fort Benton Heritage Complex
 www.fortbenton.com/museums/index.htm

 http://www.fortbenton.com/fbrestore/index.htm
Hours:
Dates 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May 25 - Sep 30  (daily tours) 1:30 10:30, 1:30 10:30, 1:30 10:30, 1:30 10:30, 1:30 10:30, 1:30 10:30, 1:30
Season can be opened  other times by appointment. 
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Unable to verify fees AUG 2007  $1    $3    
Special Fees:  Includes Museum of the Upper Missouri & Museum of the Northern Great Plains
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What kind of visit you can have:  Northeast blockhouse of original fort has been restored, other building reconstructions are planned based on ongoing archaeological study.  You can watch them at work in season.  Part of a complex with two other museums, tickets good for all.
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Period  Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Blockhouse, Trade Store, Warehouse, Blacksmith/Carpenter's shop
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  25 mi Loma, Floweree, Carter, Highwood 30 mi:  Great Falls

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Montana Agricultural Center & Museum Museum Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com

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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Bed & Breakfast

 
Long's Landing B&B 1011 17th Street
Fort Benton MT 59442
406 622-3461
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Grand Union Hotel
Fort Motel 1809 Saint Charles Street
Fort Benton MT 59442
406 622-3312
Pioneer Lodge Motel 1700 Front Street
Fort Benton MT 59442
406 622-5441
Rose River Inn 101 Wood Beach Road
Loma MT 59460
406 739-4242
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Last Update:
01/09/2010

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