Fort Peck Dam Interpretive Center & Museum

SR 24 & Lower Yellowstone Rd.
Fort Peck, MT 59223- Map It
Phone: (406) 526-3493

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Peck Dam Interpretive Center & Museum, on SR 24, adjacent to the powerhouses, offers exhibits depicting the fauna of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, along with information about the history of the Fort Peck Dam & Lake. A cast of Peck's Rex, a Tyrannosaurus rex specimen found in the area, is on display. A cretaceous sea exhibit features several ocean species hanging from the ceiling; other exhibits spotlight a struthiomimus and an edmontosaur. Two large aquariums housing native and game fish of Fort Peck Lake and the Missouri River can be seen. A children's discovery area offers hands-on displays for kids. Interpretive programs and theater presentations are available in summer.
Hours: Daily 9-5, May-Sept. Hours vary rest of year; phone for schedule. Closed major holidays, except Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day. Allow 2 hours minimum.