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Discover the legacy of the US Forest Service

The National Museum of Forest Service History is a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of the U.S. Forest Service.

SPECIAL OFFER for New Members!


Our goal is to have 2021 members by the end of the year 2021. Become a new member today and receive a FREE Hydro Flask! Become a Life Member and receive one of each size ( 4 total) Hydro Flasks!

Already a member? Upgrade your membership to the Contributing level or above and receive a FREE Hydro Flask!

Offer good while supplies last, sizes vary and will be randomly chosen based on availability.

Help us build the

National Conservation Legacy and Education Center

  • Fundraising Goal 80% 80%

Goal: $11 million

Goal: $11 million
Raised: $8.8 million

Raised: $8.8 million

The National Museum of Forest Service History is currently engaged in a Capital Campaign to build the National Conservation Legacy and Education Center in Missoula, Montana. Once it is built, the Center will be a one-of-a-kind, world class destination. It will showcase America’s conservation history – the U.S. Forest Service, its people, partners, and legacy.

You Can Help!

Now Available Online

View Our Extensive Collection


Over 50,000 Items!

The NMFSH manages its own collection of more than 50,000 artifacts, documents, and memorabilia relating to the history and culture of the Forest Service. This massive archive is online for anyone to use – researchers, students, historians, or anyone with an inquisitive mind!

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