Park Museum Collection Profile
Glacier National Park

Collection SummaryHistoric objects and documents relating to early exploration and the trapping industry (c. 1795-1850); historic objects and documents related to the oil, timber, homesteading, and mining industries (c. 1870-1930); historic objects and documents related to tourism, transportation, and accommodations, including the Great Northern Railroad (c. 1870-1940); historic objects related to the park's history (c. 1910 to the present); documents, photographs, maps and other records relating to the discovery of this area by George Bird Grinnell, James Willard, Lyman Sperry, the Great Northern Railroad, and the final Boundary Survey of the 49th parallel (c. 1850-1900); biological specimens systematically collected within the park's boundaries and associated field records.

Collection Size 788,137
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Apgar Visitor Center
Logan Pass Visitor Center
St. Mary Visitor Center
Virtual Exhibits
for All Parks

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