Our Museum has been open since 1999. Open all year.
The purpose of the County Museum shall be to preserve and promote culturally and historically significant sites and heritage throughout the county to cooperate and assist in establishing and maintaining any museums in Jefferson County.
The Jefferson County museum and its Preservation Board also shall:
- manage heritage properties, historical sites and antiquities owned by Jefferson County
- identify privately owned heritage properties and paleontological remains and register those in need of protection
- Preserve and protect any property or object donated or loaned to Jefferson County that has intrinsic historic, artistic, scientific or cultural value
- Encourage the restoration, preservation, and maintenance of historic sites and buildings and heritage properties in Jefferson County
- Paul Backlund; Chair
- Sherry Carlson
- Victoria Cech
- Jamie Gunther
- 1 unfilled seat
- MUSEUM DIRECTOR
- Bruce Bell
- MUSEUM REGISTRAR
- Melody Pesta
Currently we have displays on Railroads of Jefferson County, Elkhorn Water Tank, and Cowboys and Rodeos of the West and of Jefferson County.
Also on display are the judges; including their biographies and pictures for the District Court in Boulder
We displayed each of the Cemeteries of Jefferson County.
Our next display will be Expanded Cowboys and Rodeos with an emphasis on Jefferson County history and its Families.
CURRENT MAJOR PROJECT
We are doing a complete inventory of documents, artifacts, and pictures and we are entering them into PastPerfect to finally record what we have at the museum.
Phone: (406) 224-5106
Friday 1P.M. to 5 P.M.
Saturday 10:30 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Jefferson County Museum
5 North Main Street
P.O. Box 46
Clancy, Mt 59634