Fort Benton, Montana: Hornaday's Bull - Buffalo Nickel Buffalo

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Museum Of The Upper Missouri

Address:
21st St., Fort Benton, MT
Directions:
I-15 exit 280, then north on US Hwy 87 to Fort Benton. To Hwy 386/80/387, which turns into St. Charles St. Turn on 21st St. Cross Main St. The buffalo is in the Museum Of The Upper Missouri on the right, in the park, adjacent to the reconstructed old fort and blockhouse.
Hours:
Mid-May - late Sept. daily 10 am-5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
406-622-5316
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Hornaday's Bull - Buffalo Nickel Buffalo

Killed and stuffed in 1886. The most famous dead buffalo in the world, as it was used 25 years later as the model for the Buffalo Nickel.

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Hornaday's Bull - Buffalo Nickel Buffalo

The museum is okay, but it was neat to see the Buffalo Nickel Buffalo.

[Charity Page, 08/18/2021]
Ft. Benton To Recapture Old Glory With New Nickel

The folks of Ft. Benton, MT, are proud of both their dead dog, Old Shep, and their dead buffalo, Hornaday's Bull....

[04/26/2003] Complete News Story


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