Polson, Montana: Miracle of America Museum

"The Smithsonian of the West" has 112,000 items, including a Viking ship, a two-headed calf, a motorcycle made of wood, a KKK hood, and a winged monkey from The Wizard of Oz. 35 buildings full of stuff.
Address:
36094 Memory Lane, Polson, MT
Directions:
East of town on the east side US Hwy 93, one mile south of Hwy 35.
Hours:
Open year-round. Summer daily 8-8; off-season M-Sa 9-5; Su 1:30-6. (Call to verify)
Phone:
406-883-6804
Admission:
Adults $5.
RA Rates:
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Salon exhibit.

Miracle of America Museum

What a surprise! There is so much to see, outside and inside, everything from political buttons to actual cars, airplanes, and helicopters. Small old-town stores are outside (the chiropractor was interesting, and so was the beauty shop). Kids are free to touch many items. You could easily spend hours here.

[peaceandchaos, 11/22/2017]
Miracle of America Museum

Filled with tons of stuff...some interesting some just stuff. Interesting couple of hours to wander through it all. The displays have a dose of "John Birch" type political comments spread throughout.

[Etha Carruthers, 08/28/2016]

Modified VW bus.

Miracle of America Museum

Really neat place full of treasures of all kinds! If you like the show "American Pickers," the Miracle of America Museum is a must see!

[Kim, 07/24/2016]
Miracle of America Museum

This place is amazing and fantastic for kids! The owner is also an accomplished metal sculptor - and his work peppers the complex. Amazing dinosaurs, musical instruments, alien statues, Flathead lake monster (think Nessie) and countless other sculptures mix with the hundreds of antique vehicles, machinery, player pianos etc. Full sized Huey helicopter, fully accessible, is a kid favorite. Live history days in the summer bring demonstrations (blacksmithing etc.) and rides on museum military vehicles. Despite the insane amount of historical objects present, it is very well organized!

[Patricia, 07/19/2016]

Miracle of America Museum.

Miracle of America Museum

Great stop. Best one today! What an awesome collection! Can not believe the "Pickers" have not been here yet!

[Pat and Judy Holohan, 09/19/2014]

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