Support the Montana Heritage Commission and Preserve Montana's History

You can support the Montana Heritage Commission historic projects by contributing money, goods or services. Donors and Volunteers are critical for preserving and maintaining Reeder's Alley in Helena as well as locations in Nevada City and Virginia City, Montana. Funding to maintain this valuable historic site and collection managed by the Montana Heritage Commission come from people who volunteer their time and resources.


Make a Donation

Donate Online today or mail your donation to :

Montana Heritage Commission
PO Box 338
Virginia City, MT 59755

You can also slip a donation into the box in Reeder's Alley when you visit Helena, Montana.


Purchase License Plates

Select the Montana Heritage Commission License plate when you register or renew your vehicle and a $20 donation will be sent to the Montana Heritage Commission.

Purchase a Montana Heritage Commission License Plate


Become a Member

Help preserve the treasures of the Treasure State by becoming a member of the Montana Heritage Commission today. Your donation goes directly to the preservation of Reeder's Alley in Helena, Virginia City and Nevada City, Montana. As a bonus, membership also includes passes to enjoy historic Virginia and Nevada City. Sign up today!

Annual Membership Options Available :

$35 - Garnet which includes :

  • 1 free ticket for Gold Panning at the River of Gold

$50 - Ruby which includes :

  • 1 free ticket for Gold Panning at the River of Gold
  • 1 free ticket for a Train Ride on the The Alder Gulch Shortline Railroad from Virginia City to Nevada City

$100 - Silver which includes :

  • 1 free ticket for Gold Panning at the River of Gold
  • 1 free ticket for a Train Ride on The Alder Gulch Shortline Railroad from Virginia City to Nevada City
  • 1 free ticket for the Nevada City Living History Museum

$1,000 or more - Gold which includes :

  • Season pass for 5 people for unlimited access to Gold Panning at the River of Gold, the Alder Gulch Shortline Railroad, and the Nevada City Living History Museum
  • 150th Anniversary Virginia City Commemorative Coin
  • Name listed at the Virginia City train depot

MONTANA HERITAGE COMMISSION | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
300 W. WALLACE ST. (UPSTAIRS) | PO BOX 338 | VIRGINIA CITY, MT 59755 | P: (406) 843-5247 | F: (406) 843-5468 | TDD: (406) 841-2702