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The Crazy Mountain Museum is a historical museum featuring exhibits that reflect the history of Sweet Grass County and the surrounding area. Exhibits include the following:

'Sheep and Wool': The story of sheep ranching and its great importance to Sweet Grass County and the American West.

'The Norwegian Stabbur': In memory of the huge impact Norwegians had on Sweet Grass County. This separate building includes Norwegian artifacts, a one-room school house and a Lewis and Clark exhibit.

'Cobblestone City' features a miniature recreation of the town of Big Timber as it existed in 1907. A news article accompanying the detailed miniature show the affects of a fire that destroyed one-third of the town in 1908.

Rodeo: Features the Days of the Cremer Rodeos as well as more current Rodeo participants.

A Pioneer Memorial Gallery honors those who arrived in the county by 1895 with photos, family information and artifacts. Also many other exhibits.

An Archives Room provides information for research on county history and its people.

The Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden has a wonderful assortment of plants with interpretive signs relating to the plants and other interesting facts of the expedition here in Sweet Grass County during July of 1806.

Exhibits may change from year to year.
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Street Address
Frontage Road
Big Timber, MT 59011
Phone
Alternate Phone
Mailing Address
PO Box 83
Big Timber, MT 59011
Season
Memorial Day - September 30
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00pm - 4:30pm Sunday: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Payment Methods
Cash, Personal Check (In State)
Reservations
Reservations Accepted, Walk-Ins Welcome
Special direction map

The Crazy Mountain Museum is located south of I-90 using exit 367, adjacent to the cemetery. At the west interchange of I-90, proceed east on the Frontage Road to the museum site.