• Nez Perce National Historical Park. Front Page banner photograph is of Heart of the Monster, an ancient place where the Nez Perce creation story originates. The secondary page photograph is of Nez Perce beadwork.

    Nez Perce

    National Historical Park ID,MT,OR,WA

Self Guided

If you would like to visit the museum on your own time, we invite you to come and take a look at the park film and exhibit. If you have the time, the park has created a pre-visit activity that might be helpful in preparing the class for a visit.

So as not to interfere with previously scheduled groups, please call the park at (208) 843-7001 to see if the time you would like to come in is free.

Did You Know?

Josiah Redwolf, the last survivor of the 1877 Nez Perce War in 1968 with the Big Hole Superintendent. NPS Photo NEPE-HI-3044.

Josiah Red Wolf was five years old when the 1877 war began. His parents were killed at the Battle of Big Hole in Montana. He returned to Big Hole at the age of 91 to help dedicate the new visitor center in 1968.