The Bitterroot mountains are the backdrop to Historic St. Mary's Mission. The ever-changing view in this peaceful setting affords inspiring photo opportunities and lifetime memories. Visitors are encouraged to stroll the grounds and enjoy a picnic in De Smet park in the shadow of St. Mary's Peak.
The Mission Complex is comprised of
- St. Mary's Chapel with an attached residence, kitchen and dining room
- Chief Victor's cabin which is now a museum of Salish artifacts
- Farther Ravalli's cabin/pharmacy
- A diorama with statues depicting Chief Big Face, Fr. De Smet and Chief Victor
- Visitor's Center which contains a museum, research library, art gallery and gift shop
- A Salish encampment with native plantings
- Historic replica of the barn and two wheeled ox cart
Tours are offered from April 15 through October 15. The Visitor's Center remains open through December.
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Learn more about Fr. Ravalli and his contributions to what became the State of Montana.
Last Update: 8/24/2016
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P.O. Box 211
315 Charlo Street
Stevensville, MT 59870