Butte, Montana

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Butte, Montana, USA

Attractions in Butte, Montana

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Mother Bottego House
    406-723-1275, Mother Bottego (1895-1980) was born Celestine Healy Bottego to an Italian father and Irish mother. She lived in Butte at 505 South Montana Street from 1896 to 1910 in... more info

  • Serbian Orthodox Church
    The vibrant, elaborate Serbian Orthodox frescoes may be seen during reaonsable hours all year long.  more info

  • St. Lawrence Church
    1308 North Main, Butte, MT 59701
    406-782-2724, Built in 1897 with donations from Butte miners and their families. Features hand-carved altars, common rail of marble and brass, and 40 frescoes. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Granite Mountain Memorial
    305 West Mercury Street, Butte, MT 59701
    406-723-3177, After the U.S. entered World War I, demand for copper for the war effort had every mine in Butte working to capacity. Near midnight on June 8, 1917, a fire broke out at... more info  map

  • Our Lady of the Rockies
    3100 Harrison Avenue, Butte, MT 59701
    406-782-1221, Situated atop the Continental Divide, at an elevation of 8,510 feet above sea level and 3,500 feet above the mile high city of Butte, this 90-foot nondenominational... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Arts Chateau
    321 West Broadway, Butte, MT 59701
    406-723-7600, A French-inspired "castle" built for the son of a copper king, the Arts Chateau houses collections and hosts traveling art exhibits sponsored by the Butte-Silver Bow... more info  map

  • Mineral Museum, The
    1300 West Park Street, Butte, MT 59701
    Located on the Montana Tech Campus
    406-496-4414 or 406-496-4172, The Mineral Museum's extensive collection of minerals from Butte, Montana and worldwide contains close to 1,300 specimens that are on exhibit. Tours, lectures,... more info

  • Piccadilly Museum of Transportation
    20 West Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701
    406-723-3034, Open to the public from Memorial Day through October 1, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Piccadilly Museum is the public showcase for a large... more info  map

  • World Museum of Mining
    155 Museum Way, Butte, MT 59703
    406-723-7211, Existing "to preserve the enduring history of Butte and the legacy of its rich mining and cultural heritage," the World Museum of Mining is "one of the few museums in... more info

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Berkeley Pit
    300 Continental Drive, Butte, MT 59701
    406-723-3177, A 1,700-foot deep hole in the ground, nearly three miles around the outside and, as you stand on the viewing stand, the far side of it about a mile away. The Pit was... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Old Butte Historical Adventures
    117 North Main Street, Butte, MT 59701
    406-498-3424, Family-friendly walking tours that cover every decade from the 1890’s through the 1950’s are offered. Historic highlights include the Dellinger Block, Rookwood... more info  map

  • Old No. 1 Trolley Tours
    1000 George Street, Butte, MT 59701
    Butte Chamber of Commerce
    406-723-3177, In about two hours, you will see where the characters, famous folk, miners and scoundrels lived and worked. Plus, you will hear how they made Butte the lively, urban... more info  map


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