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Polson Flathead Lake Museum


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!

The Museum is open May 15 through September 16,  10a – 4p Monday-Saturday and 1-4p Sunday.


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


Polson Flathead Lake Museum Trading PostOur Own 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.