Polson Flathead Lake Museum

The Museum is regularly open May 15 through September 30,
10am – 4pm Monday-Saturday and 1-4pm Sunday. Due to the Coronavirus Epidemic, we will NOT open on May 15th. We will determine an opening date when authorities advise us that it will be safe for the health and well-being of our staff, visitors, and community.

Visit our Museum and learn how the first homesteaders settled, lived, farmed and ranched on the Flathead Indian Reservation after it was opened to settlers in 1910. See Artifacts from the 1800’s and beyond, including the FLATHEAD LAKE MONSTER!


Take Advantage of our ‘2 for 1 ticket’ and tour BOTH
The Polson Flathead Museum
and the Miracle of America Museum in Polson!

Our Own Trading Post

Polson Flathead Lake Museum Trading Post

What Else you can see any given day at our Museum.

  • Allard Stagecoach
  • Rudolf the famous Highland Steer
  • Homesteaders home interior
  • Antique Fire Engines
  • Friendly Folks and Good times!


Nessie – Our Flathead Lake Monster

The Flathead Lake Monster
Nessie – Our Flathead Lake Monster

Legend has it that sightings of “Nessie,” the Flathead Lake version of it’s own “monster,” goes back to the earliest days of human habitation in the area.

‘Monster’ sightings still occur each year as area residents and visitors spot mystery creatures on the lake surface.

Our museum is a non-profit organization,
Tax ID number #81-6017638.
All donations to the museum are tax deductible.