Yellowstone Gateway Museum
Yellowstone Gateway Museum
4.5
Speciality MuseumsHistoric SitesHistory Museums
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
The Yellowstone Gateway Museum is housed in the 1907 Northside School, listed on the Natl. Register of Historic Places. Exhibit themes include: Native Cultures, Expeditions, Yellowstone, Transportation (especially Railroad), Pioneers, Military. Temporary exhibits include: Megafauna: Ice Age to Our Age, and art, maps, and photos from museum collections. Outdoor exhibits include: Historic Vehicles (fire trucks, railroad caboose, stagecoaches, sheep wagons; Blacksmith Shop, One-room Schoolhouse, and more. Interpretive exhibits include stories and interactives designed to engage all ages. We change or add new exhibits annually. A research center library and archives are also available, appointment needed.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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cheyennestevens
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
We loved seeing some of the local history. My 2-year-old daughter had so much fun with some of the interactive parts like the train table and canoe. Our favorite was the caboose!
Written 13 April 2023
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Joy T
64 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
We had hoped to see more of Lewis and Clark expedition history, as was advertised, but there wasn't much there. Some of the exhibits were interesting, and families with children might like it more than we did.
Written 24 September 2022
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rocknv
Reno, NV79 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
The history of this location is amazing. This entire area was completely unknown to us. This a must see
Written 23 September 2022
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Dr. M
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
Excellent history of the railroad in the area, Great visuals and creative topics. I would recommend you take the time to see.
Written 19 September 2021
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Edmund P
Houston, TX643 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Friends
Not being to familiar with small town museums I was not really sure what to expect. When we arrived we saw an unassuming building with a train car on the front lawn. We learned that the building is an old school building which was converted into a museum that tells the story of Livingston. There is a collection of railway history, military history, and native American history. In the back of the building are living monuments of yesteryear including the old one room school house, a smith's shop, and ancient machinery including an old fire truck... definitely worth the visit
Written 30 June 2021
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hook026
Soulsbyville, CA219 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Great place to learn about local history from Native Americans of the region, Lewis & Clark Expedition, the railroad, early settlers, wildlife, etc. So much to take in, two days may not be enough to view everything and see all that is available.
Written 21 February 2020
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Tom N
5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
It takes about an hour to see this museum. It was not crowded. The day I went to see the museum, it was raining. So, could not do any outdoor activity. So, checked out this museum
Written 7 November 2019
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Robby G C
Toronto, Canada78,235 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019
This museum was was moved to the former school. All the desks, books and other can be seen here.

We saw how people slept in the trains.

There was a lot of the Native Americans.

There were lots of heroes of World War 2. They were heroes.

This is a museum who showed how people lived, their cars, their homes, their entertainments...

There was a great real event that happened in 1936, The sheep herder fell ill. He died. The dog stood there at the depot until he died.
Written 16 October 2019
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Seasoned L
Sawyer, MI258 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
This railway station/museum is perfectly maintained with displays that are exceptional in the story they tell of the short time when it was the nearest gateway to Yelostone around the turn of the century.
Beuatiful station and grounds, and llovely staff.
Written 6 October 2019
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backpacker31
Boynton Beach, FL5,503 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Solo
Located in a former schoolhouse, the Yellowstone Gateway Museum does a fantastic job connecting the history in/around the area to present day. There is a treasure trove of items on display - furniture, clothing, vehicles, tools, art, etc. I quite enjoyed learning about the fire fighters who risk their lives fighting forest fires. The stories about local war veterans was humbling. The one-room schoolhouse and blacksmith/wheel workshop out back was like stepping into a time machine. I quite enjoyed all of the vehicles stored in the rear, especially the old fire engines. The staff members are super friendly and are a wealth of information. And before you leave, don’t forget to vote for your favorite chair...
Written 30 September 2019
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