The museum’s displays follow the military in Montana from the arrival of the Lewis and Clark army expedition in 1805, through the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm and various peacekeeping operations.
The Montana Military Museum, at Fort William Henry Harrison located in Helena, Montana, operates under a memorandum of agreement between the Department of Military Affairs, State of Montana and the Montana National Guard Museum Activity and the Fort William Henry Harrison Museum Foundation. The museum is a non-profit membership organization and is an all volunteer effort to honor brave Montanans who served the State of Montana and the Nation.
Fort William Henry Harrison military complex is located west of Helena, Montana. To reach the Montana Military Museum, follow Euclid Avenue (U.S. Highway 12) to Williams Street. Turn north at the traffic light on Williams Street. Turn north at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital entrance. Turn west at the Minuteman statue. Please bring a photo ID, such as a driver’s license, to gain access to the complex.