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.
Stop by the
COME VISIT US!
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
6305 Highway 10 West
P.O. Box 2772
Missoula, MT 59806
A fundraiser for the NMFSH
$50 a TICKET or
$250 for 6 (Get one FREE!)
DRAWING OCT. 1, 2022
Win this gorgeous handcrafted wooden canoe by acclaimed craftsman Jerry Covault, USFS retiree!
Click the “Download Form” button below for full details about the canoe and how to enter the raffle.
Disclaimer: This fundraiser is managed by the National Museum of Forest Service History, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All proceeds support the Museum. Drawing will be held October 1, 2022 at the Museum office. You need not be present to win. Must be 18 years of age or older to participate. Mailed entries must be received by 4 p.m. September 30th, 2022. Void where prohibited by law. All participants must comply with all state and local gambling laws. Winner will be notified by telephone and certified mail. Winner is responsible for all applicable taxes.
Help us build the
National Conservation Legacy Center
The National Museum of Forest Service History is close to finalizing our Capital Campaign to build the National Conservation Legacy 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.
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!
Case No. 1: 1899-1908 Timber Sale
Explore Our Virtual Exhibit
Case No. 1 was the name given to an 1899 timber sale on U.S. Government land in the Black Hills Forest Reserve in South Dakota. Under this contract, 13 million board feet of ponderosa pine trees were cut from the Forest Reserve by the Homestake Mining Company.
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