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MONTANA

Archie's Car Museum
115 South Garfield Avenue
Terry, MT
Features: (No website) Founded in September 2010 by Doug Braun to house much of his 100-vehicle vintage car collection as well as a large collection of vintage U.S. license plates.


Miracle of America Museum
36094 Memory Lane
Polson MT
(406) 883-6804
Features: This multi-faceted museum is devoted to all sorts of Montana memorabilia. Among its transportation artifacts are a rare 1943 motorized toboggan, an alcohol-fueled ice racer, a 1930 Model A Ford "Snowbird" (seen here) used for mail delivery and other vintage seasonal vehicles.

Montana Auto Museum
Old Prison Museums
1106 Main Street
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
(406) 846-3111
Features: More than 150 cars are on display, from classic Chevys and muscle cars to a Schacht high wheeler and a 1903 Ford with tonneau and wicker side baskets. Also, see a DeSoto Airflow, Model T's, V-8 Fords, a Chevy Nomad, a Mustang Mach I, a Chevelle Super Sport, a Seagrave fire truck, a Diamond T logging truck, an Indian motorcycle, and a Ferrari.

Oscar's Dreamland Yesteryear Museum
4745 Hesper Road
Billings, MT 59106
(406) 656-0966
Features: (No web site.) Founded by the late Oscar Cooke to house his immense collection of tractor seats (300), antique cars and trucks (30), original frontier buildings (10), construction and military equipment, airplanes and airplane engines, boat motors, hand tools, antique watches, steam engines and tractors, wagons, drilling equipment and much more. The collection now exceeds 10,000 items and requires 152,000 square feet of indoor display space as well as 18 acres outdoors.

Yellowstone National Park
Park Heritage & Research Center
Gardiner, MT
Yellowstone National Park
(307) 344-7381
Features: A collection of 30 horse-drawn and motorized vehicles, ranging from stagecoaches operated by the park to the first car — a Ford Model T — allowed in the park.

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