The Cooke City Montana Museum celebrated its 5th Anniversary on August 14, 2019! Kelly Hartman, the Museum Director, has also written a book titled, "A Brief History of Cooke City" be sure to check it out!
The Cooke City Montana Museum has several permanent exhibits on the history of the three communities of Colter Pass, Cooke City, and Silver Gate as well as exhibits on the Beartooth Highway, Schooling, Gas Stations and Tourism, Women and Winter.
This museum brings that rich legacy to life through its artifacts, photos, and interpretive screens. Outside museum presents an old miners cabin and mining equipment used in the New World Mining District.
The Museum is owned and managed by the Cooke City Community Council, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. The actual operation of the Museum is under the direction of the Museum Director and numerous volunteers of all kinds.