The price tag for the new Montana Heritage Center now under construction in Helena has grown from $52.7 million to a projected $72 million, and officials are citing inflation, higher supply costs, supply shortages and labor issues as reasons for the increase.
Five recent gifts totaling $525,000 are helping the Montana Historical Society reach its private fundraising goal for construction of the Montana Heritage Center and updates to its existing building, museum officials said.
Bev and Gene Allen, Birdie Real Bird, and Bud Cheff Jr. are the 2021 Heritage Award honorees, with A&E Design earning special recognition …
The old chairs that House members of the state Legislature sat in, and some tumbled from, for more than 100 years have been auctioned off to current and former lawmakers, leaving at least one Montana resident angry that the general public wasn’t offered the same opportunity.
Some Helena-area lawmakers said they are committed to keeping the $52.4 million expansion of the state history museum moving forward in the next legislative session despite budget challenges and lower than expected revenues generated by an increase in the state bed tax.
Two 2.5-ton sculptures outside the Montana Historical Society were relocated Monday to make room for the first phase of the Montana Heritage C…
The site of the new Montana Heritage Center underwent a "ground blessing" ceremony Wednesday morning.
Longtime Montana Historical Society employee Molly Kruckenberg will replace outgoing Director Bruce Whittenberg when he retires from the role Oct. 1.
Due to health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, Helena Public Schools has canceled the annual Vigilante Day Parade for the first time since World War II.
Historicmt.org is a collection of photographs, maps, and nearly 1,800 colorful essays introducing the buildings, neighborhoods and cultural sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Montana Historical Society seeks nominations for people and organizations whose exemplary commitment to identifying and preserving our his…
The new Montana Heritage Center will be built on state-owned land within the Capitol complex at a site long eyed by the project's backers.
Last spring, lawmakers and Gov. Steve Bullock approved renovation and expansion of the Montana Historical Society's museum and archives in Hel…
The committee overseeing the process of selecting a site for the state's new Montana Heritage Center history museum is ready to send its report to the Department of Administration for a decision.
After being on display for at least a decade in a Washington, D.C., museum, the cabin where Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski lived outside Lincoln is set to return to the possession of the FBI — unless the state historical society can bring it back to Montana.
After months of delays, the old passenger terminal at Bert Mooney Airport in Butte is coming down.
The Montana Department of Administration will launch a website and likely spend the next year and a half considering the future site of the state’s museum in Helena.
The state of Montana is taking another look at the site of the former Capital Hill Mall as a potential future home of the Montana Heritage Center.