Havre Beneath the Streets restoration on track for Spring

Attraction sets fundraiser for Oct. 6 to pay unexpected costs


Last updated 9/19/2023 at 11:41am

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Items are stored in January in a roped-off section Havre Beneath the Streets closed to the public due to deterioration caused by water leaking through the sidewalk above the display. The attraction has received a significant grant from the state to repair the section and the sidewalks that leaked and also has a fundraiser set for Oct. 6 to cover some unexpected costs.

Havre Beneath the Streets may be six months away from a major restoration that will see a substantial area of the subterranean museum, closed since 2017 due to deterioration, and the sidewalk above completely repaired after receiving an almost $360,000 grant from the Montana Legislature.

The area, a display of a motor services shop in its own basement and the attraction's main entrance until 2017, has been closed to the public for years after deterioration of the area became a serious problem.

Havre Beneath the Streets Office Manager Christy Owens said they'd noticed the area becoming pro...

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