"Reflections from the Past; Looking to the Future"
This site is under construction
The Museum of Women's History reflects the lives of women past and present. It is a museum of ALL ages, for the ages. Exhibits feature women from all walks of life, all professions, all ethnic groups and perspectives locally and internationally. There's always something new at the museum! Don't miss the monthly exhibits and window displays. ♀
establish a museum for the preservation of women’s history;
provide for study and research activities and for the dissemination of
information about women’s history;
facilitate the understanding of historical processes and events from the
perspective of women; and
accept and display artifacts which depict or illustrate the evolution of
women’s history. ♀
40 years ago… (1974)
40 years ago… (1974)
The US Little League allowed
girls to participate for the first time. Pope
Paul VI issued a document declaring MARY a feminist, describing her as an
activist and a “new woman” who “while completely devoted to the will of
God", was far from being a timidly submissive woman. ♀
30 years ago
30 years ago… (1984)
Soviet cosmonaut Svetiana
Sevitskaya was the first woman to
walk in space. For the first time,
the Olympics, held in Los Angeles, included a women’s marathon and 3,000-meter
Geraldine Ferraro was the first woman to be chosen as a Vice President
nominee on a major party ticket. ♀
20 years ago
20 years ago… (1994)
The Vatican allowed girls to
become altar “boys”. Liv Arnesen
was the first woman to ski to the South Pole alone. The Norwegian pulled a 200 #
sleigh filled with provisions for 50 days, in subzero temperatures for the
745-mile trek. ♀
WHEN are we open?
Museum is open WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE ON and THE DOOR IS OPEN!
(Volunteers are needed for consistent scheduling!)
We also are open for scheduled tours and during most downtown special
events, like parades, art walks, and/or the Farmers' Market.
The Museum of Women's History is open to everyone.
Currently there is no entrance fee, but donations are greatly appreciated!
"If the lights are on...come on in!"
Museum of Women's History
2822 Third Avenue North
Billings, MT 59101