We are open, featuring three exciting exhibits!

The national traveling exhibit, Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories (through May 25, 2024)

A new Western Heritage Center traveling display, Through the Lens: The Historic Photography of Richard Throssel.

In-House exhibition, The Photography of Larry Mayer (Billings Gazette photographer for the past forty years).

NOTE: The Museum will be closed from May 28, 2024 through June 6, 2024 as we build new exhibits.

The Western Heritage Center, in partnership with the Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board is excited to launch a NEW interactive digital map of Billings’ Historic Landmarks. Check it out!

Billings Historic Landmark Map

View the 2024 Student Contest Submissions!

Regular Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday, 10am – 5pm.
We are pleased to share that the Western Heritage Center has been awarded accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).
Accreditation is the highest national recognition of a museum’s commitment to public service, professional standards, and excellence in education.
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The Western Heritage Center proudly participates in the Museums for All and BlueStar Museums initiatives.