The museum's mission is to
educate the general public on the Western Migration
Movement and the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
This institution collects, preserves and exhibits
artifacts, beadwork, photographs, paintings, rare books,
and manuscripts. The Tomb of the United States
Unknown Soldier is maintained by this institution.
The Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3, supported through
private funding. The museum is located where the
Battle of the Little Big Horn began at Sitting Bull's
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Custer Battlefield Museum and all other museum facilities on the battlefield are CLOSED.
Little Big Horn Battlefield Driving Audio Tour
The Little Big Horn National Monument Tour Road located at Interstate-90 - Exit 510 is OPEN every day of the week from 8:00am - 4:30pm. If you are interested in learning the details and the story of the Battle of the Little Big Horn here is your chance - As you walk or drive the road, you can listen to the driving audio tour. This will give you an incredible historical educational experience over your cell phone at any time. Call 406-214-3148 and then enter your stop number. Enjoy your walk/drive through history!
Custer's Epic Tale of Romance Lives on 135 Years after Her
Husband's Death (Garryowen,
MT) The Elizabeth Custer Library and Museum, in
cooperation with authors Howard Kazanjian and Chris Enss, is
pleased to announce the upcoming release of 92 signed and
numbered, leather-bound deluxe editions of the authors' new book None Wounded, None Missing, All Dead, in
connection with the 135th anniversary of the Battle of the
Little Big Horn. > learn more
Anniversary First Day Caché: The Custer Battlefield Museum
and the Historic Town of Garryowen are pleased to announce the
release of a US Postal Service First Day Cover on June 25,
2011, to commemorate the 135th Anniversary of The Battle of the
Little Big Horn. The impressive caché has a Garryowen
Montana Special Station Cancelation and a custom-made stamp with
the images of George & Elizabeth Custer. Limited Number
Available, $30, Call 406-638-1876 to order.
Home of the Tomb of the Unknown
Hundreds of U.S. military officers visit Garryowen every year to study the Custer Battle, to make sure tactical mistakes are not repeated.
General Godfrey and Chief White Bull, both survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, clasp hands over the open crypt of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at its dedication in 1926.
So You Want to Become a War Chief
Dr. Joe Medicine Crow explains the process of becoming a War Chief
Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow receives Presidential
Medal of Freedom at White House Ceremony August 12,
Barack Obama reaches around the head dress of Chief Joseph
Medicine Crow to place a 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom
around his neck, Wednesday, Aug.12, 2009, during a ceremony
in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow Presidential Medal of
Military Award Ceremony for Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow, June 25, 2008, Garryowen, MT
Dr. Medicine Crow speaks about his war deeds and how he earned the right to be a Crow Chief
All About the Custer Battlefield Museum
The Custer Battlefield Museum offers extensive and unique exhibits... > learn more
The Custer Archives The Elizabeth Bacon Custer Manuscript Collection is the largest assemblage of Custer-related documents in existence. Its approximately six thousand pieces respresent a huge portion of the vast collection of documents that were in Libbie Custer's possession at the time of her death... > learn more
The Custer Battlefield Museum presents this
Special Edition of "Custer's Last Fight"
Anheuser-Busch Limited Edition Print
36" x 27"
"Custer's Last Fight" is the most
famous depiction of the Battle of the Little Bighorn and the
most famously inaccurate. It has been seen by
millions of people for over 100 years. For the first
time ever, Anheuser-Busch Corporation granted special
permission to the Custer Battlefield Museum to reissue on
quality, acid-free paper this famous print.
$ 99.99 includes shipping
& insurance (within the US
- call for international shipments) Call to Order (406) 638-1876
All proceeds go directly to benefit the new "Peace
Memorial" at Garryowen
After the battle,
Comanche was found near death from multiple arrow and
bullet wounds. The horse was then taken to Fort
Lincoln and nursed back to health. Comanche lived
another 15 years and died at the age of 28.