Special Projects in History, Collections, and Building Preservation
Crail Ranch Homestead Museum is a project of the Big Sky Community Corporation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which exists to promote, acquire, preserve, and maintain land, parks, trails, and easements for the use of the people of the Big Sky Community and general public.  Contact the Crail Ranch Conservators organization at
A F Crail, about 1886
Our THANKS go out to our volunteers and faithful donors who make the work of the Conservators possible... 
Sunny Weather Brings Many Visitors To the Crail Ranch in 2014
The Crail Ranch Homestead Museum welcomed 243 visitors this summer. Also, 416 visitors signed the guest book in the Museum Annex at the Visitor's Center January through September.
Publications and Articles Available
Articles pertaining to the history of the Crail Ranch and the Gallatin Canyon basin area now known as Big Sky may now be downloaded free through our PUBLICATIONS web page
Open to visitors
July - August
Saturdays & Sundays
12 noon - 3:00 PM

More than 30% of Museum visitors surveyed said that they heard about Crail Ranch from local friends -- a sure sign of the value of Crail Ranch to the community!  
On September 17, 2014,  Rotary District Governor Roy Beekman and Rotary Club of Big Sky President Grant Hilton accepted a Certificate of Friendship from the Historic Crail Ranch Conservators honoring the contribution of the Rotary Club of Big Sky to the construction of the new Museum Project Center.
Heartfelt Thanks to our 2014
Donors and Volunteers!

Research Uncovers Facts About 1980s Gathering at Crail Ranch
Who are these people? And what were they celebrating in June 1982?     Read More
The Rotary Club was one of many organizations, businesses, and individuals from the Big Sky Community and beyond who made 2014 a year of great progress for the Historic Crail Ranch Homestead Museum.
Rotary of Big Sky Supports
The New Crail Ranch Project Center