Old Jail Museum in Thompson Falls

Preserving history in Sanders County, the Old Jail Museum sits in downtown Thompson Falls on the Clark’s Fork of the Columbia River.  Originally used as a jail, sheriff’s office and residence, the building is one of the oldest in continuous use.  The museum is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

When in Thompson Falls, make sure to stop at this preservation of history.  Learn about David Thompson, fur trader, surveyor, and mapmaker.  See displays of the 1910 fire and CCC camps.  Discover how Montana was transformed from wilderness to towns and modern day living.

Be aware that the museum is only open from noon until 4:00 pm.  A good place to visit after having lunch in town or after being on the river earlier in the day.  Ask your B&B host about the Old Jail Museum, as well as other sites to see in Thompson Falls.

Thompson Falls

Rocky Point Ranch B&B

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 0.2mi
The Lodge at Trout Creek

The Lodge at Trout Creek

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$200 - $299
Distance: 0.4mi
Cabin Creek Landing

Cabin Creek Landing Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 0.8mi
Outlook Inn

Outlook Inn Bed and Breakfast

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$100 - $199
Distance: 1.2mi
Bad Rock B&B

Bad Rock Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 1.4mi
Blue Montain

Blue Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 1.5mi

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