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Montana Museum of Art & Culture

Located on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, the Montana Museum of Art and Culture contains over 10,000 original pieces of artwork created by a range of diverse artists. Read More

  • Montana Museum of Art and Culture is located on the U of M campus in Missoula. 
  • Two galleries are located in the PARTV Center. 
  • See collections ranging from regional pieces to artwork by Picasso, Remington, Rockwell, and Warhol. 
  • Open year-round. Hours vary with the season.
  • Free admission; a donation is encouraged. 


Montana Museum of Art and Culture (MMAC) permanent collections contain a range of historical and contemporary pieces of artwork and artifacts. See regional collections by local artists as well as pieces by Andy Warhol, Picasso, Dali, Rockwell and numerous others. Exhibits include ceramics, textiles, books, photographs, American, European, Asian and Native American artwork, furniture, clothing, and so much more.

MMAC also hosts traveling exhibitions and special events that include lectures, classes, and films.


Montana Museum of Art and Culture is located on the U of M campus in Missoula. At this time, there is no one building dedicated to displaying its collections.

The Meloy and Paxon Galleries are located in the PARTV Center in between S 6th Street E and Eddy Avenue at the north end of campus near the Adams Center. Additional installations and exhibits are located along the Campus Art Walk and in other buildings.

To reach the U of M campus from I-90, take exit 105 for Van Buren St and head south.

There is limited free parking available on the northwest side of PARTV Center. All day parking passes are $3 and can be purchased at the galleries.

Free U of M Park-N-Ride Shuttles also stop at the PARTV Center.

Parking is free after 5 pm and on weekends.

Contact Information

Offices: MMAC
Main Hall 006
University of Montana
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
Ph: (406) 243 - 2019


  • June – August: 11 am – 3 pm from Wednesday through Saturday
  • September – May: 12 pm – 3pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday; 12 pm – 6 pm on Thursday and Friday
  • Closed during Federal Holidays


Admission is free. $5 donations are encouraged.

Guided tours are also available. Please call ahead to schedule.

More Information

No eating, drinking or photography allowed in the galleries.