The River and Plains Society, Inc. is the non-profit organization that operates Historic Old Fort Benton, the Museum of the Northern Great Plains, Homestead Village, the Overholser Historical Research Center, the Schwinden Library and Archives, the Montana Agricultural Center, and the Museum of the Northern Great Plains.
Their mission is to preserve and interpret the rich heritage of this historic area (Fort Benton, Chouteau County, and the northern Great Plains) for area residents, their children, and visitors from around the world.
The River and Plains Society's Vision is to provide professional and caring oversight of the legacy passed from generation to generation and, within the scope of their resources, to provide visitors and researchers with the best overall historic experience of any small town in Montana.
The museums will open for the season on May 26th and will close on October 1st.
You can find them online at www.fortbentonmuseums.com