Montana Historical Society

Big Sky ~ Big History

Museum and research center closed for renovations. For more info, call (406) 444-2694.



In our centralized reading room, we provide ready-reference (self-serve) items as well as assistance in accessing materials in our library, archives, and photograph archives. In addition, we offer:

Research Requests

We provide fee-based research services for offsite patrons as well as a list of private for-hire researchers in the area.

Copies and Reproductions

Onsite researchers can use our self-serve photocopiers (and their own digital cameras for non-photographic materials). Any researcher can request a copy or reproduction from our collections (fees apply).

Subscription Databases

Visitors to our Reference Room can access and other online databases using our onsite subscriptions.


Closed for Construction

225 N Roberts Street
Helena, MT 59620

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