This museum collection was started in the 1880's and represents a cross section of life in mining towns and the surrounding homesteading region. It has been housed in the beautiful Thompson-Hicman building since 1922,
We are more than a foot, cats and cakes! Visit and see the first Montana Territory cannon, mining and homesteading essentials, Chinese artifacts, minerals, Frontier firearms and more.
Located in a beautiful stone building on the East end of town at 220 Wallace St, lower level
The Thompson-Hickman Museum is run by the Vigilance Club of Virginia City comprised of local volunteers