Montpelier, Idaho: Butch Cassidy Bank Robbery Museum

Occupies a bank that Cassidy robbed on Aug. 13, 1896. Opened as a museum on the robbery's 120th anniversary. Of all of Cassidy's robbed banks, this is the only one still standing.
Address:
833 Washington St., Montpelier, ID
Directions:
Downtown. On the south side of US Hwy 89/Washington St. midway between S. 8th and S. 9th Sts.
Hours:
Open only Memorial Day - Labor Day.
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Butch Cassidy Bank Robbery Museum.

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Butch Cassidy Bank Robbery Museum has been adding new exhibits! The owner was fun to talk to.

[Jeremiah, 08/12/2018]

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Butch Cassidy Bank Robbery Museum

I was given a free tour by the enthusiastic museum owner, who was sporting full Western garb and a thick European accent. Did you know Cassidy knocked this bank off because he promised a lenient judge across the state line that he would leave Wyoming alone? Did you know the local sheriff gave chase on a borrowed bicycle? Did you know the museum proprietor organizes a yearly reenactment robbery/ bike chase/ BBQ cook off? Even though it was 2 pm and he admitted I was only visitor #3 on the day, his zeal was infectious. Meeting him was worth the stop.

[George Wymenga, 06/12/2018]

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