Bozeman, MT 59715
About Gallatin History Museum
The Gallatin Historical Society, established in 1977, owns and operates the museum which was the former county jail built in 1911. Many of the original jail cells and the hanging gallows can be seen as well as exhibits illustrating the area’s unique heritage with a mission to Preserve, Promote and Foster the History of Gallatin County and Southwest Montana. There is a research center and bookstore specializing in local and regional history.