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Granite County Museum & Cultural Center

The museum is located in the historic Courtney Hotel. The project was begun in 1991 and the museum opened in 1992. The first floor of the hotel was completely remodeled to provide museum space, a community center, and gift shop. The Ghost Town Hall of Fame is located in the museum and gives a pictorial history of Montana's ghost towns.

The Granite Mountain Mining exhibit was added in 1996. This 4000-sq-ft ara consists of an underground mining tour, an exhibit of early mining eqipment and a grand mural of the famous ghost town of Granite. There are nearly 20 ghost towns within 30 miles of Philipsburg, including Granite, Tower, Garnet, New Chicago, Southern Cross and Georgetown.

Location: PO Box 502, 135 South Sansome, Philipsburg Montana 59858 Telephone 406-859-3020

Other History nearby:
Copper King Mansion
Daly Mansion
Darby Pioneer Memorial Museum
Fort Fizzle
(Deer Lodge)
Frontier Montana Museum
Granite County Museum & Cultural Center

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11/07 Coming to The Philipsburg area
Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival Hamilton MT August24-25 Compete, play, and dance this August at the Marcus Daly Mansion.