Build The Montana Heritage Center At The Capital Hill Mall Site

Question:

What Is The Montana Heritage Center?

Answer:

The proposed name and location for the new Montana Historical Society museum.

We currently support locating the Montana Heritage Center at the former Capital Hill Mall site. It is centrally located, close to the Capitol, and has plenty of room for future expansions, parking, and outdoor exhibits.
Jim McCormick, Susan Good-Geise, Andy HunthausenLewis and Clark County, Board of Commissioners
We currently support consideration of locating the Montana Heritage Center at the former Capital Hill Mall Site.
Wilmot Collins, Ed Noonan, Andres HaladayMayor of Helena, City of Helena Commissioners

Central LocationImproved ParkingMore SpaceMore ExhibitsMore History

Capital Hill Mall Site

  • Prime location to attract out of town guests and tourists
  • Convenient walking distance to hotels and restaurants
  • Abundant parking to welcome school buses, Helena Tour Train, tour buses and RVs
  • Ability to showcase a larger collection of historic artifacts
  • Construct a state of the art building with room for future expansion

Historical Society Parking Lot

  • Inadequate parking
  • Insufficient access for school buses and tour buses
  • Tunnel excavation underneath road connecting two buildings
  • Congested location in busy government complex
  • No RV parking available
  • Expensive restoration costs

Groups Who Have Supported The New Montana Heritage Center At The Mall Site

Montana Chamber of Commerce

Montana Chamber of Commerce

Montana Contractors Association

Montana Contractors Association

City of Helena

City of Helena