Our Mission

Provide a living history representation of the various railroads which operated in western Montana from the 1860’s to the present, through the building and operation of a model railroad layout (the Last Chance Layout) that reflects the railroads important contribution to the regions communities and industries that were and are served by these all-important means of transportation, and

Provide long-term storage and display of relevant railroad memorabilia (including model railroading), and

Provide educational opportunities for area youth, tourists, and the public at large, and

Tap the talent present in the area and preserve the history related to railroads and model railroading, and

Provide economic growth opportunities to Helena by becoming a destination attraction and/or waypoint for visitors to Montana

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If you are so inclined we also accept donations to help support and expand our Museum!
Thank you to all supporters!