The Clark Chateau is the historic home of Charles and Katherine Clark, Charles being the eldest son of Copper King W.A. Clark. Built in 1898-1899, over the years it has housed a number of other families, including most notably U.S. Senator James Murray, his wife Viola, and their children between 1928 and 1945. In addition, the house was once the site of the Butte College of Music, the Shriner’s Fez Club, and home to the Butte Arts Foundation.
The Clark Chateau is open for tours on Saturday and Sunday in May and Wednesdays through Sundays beginning June 1st through September 23rd, from noon through 4:00 p.m.
The final day of the Chateau's summer hours will be Friday, September 23rd. After this date, tours will be available by appointment only, Please email us
to schedule a tour with at least 24 hours notice. Tours will be available based on staff and volunteer availability. The Chateau will continue to be open for special events and activities throughout the Fall and Winter season.
"My Own Private Montana" (Photography) by Jan Richter.