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Last Chance Tours

Address: 225 N Roberts, Helena, MT
Phone Number: 406-442-1023
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Ranked #1 of 11 Activities in Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: This is a one hour tour of Helena including the history of Helena and Last Chance Gulch. You will see the Capital Complex, the historic homes on Helena's West Side and the early day mining district. The trains depart just outside the Montana Historical Museum, which is located on the East side of the Capitol Building.

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Long Beach, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The tour is labeled as kid friendly, but I would not agree. The kids (under 10 years old) enjoyed riding on the train, but they were not interested in the content – learning about the history of Helena and driving through some historical districts. Once the novelty of riding in an open air train wore off, they became bored. I... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
58 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We really enjoyed our time on this train. The driver was friendly and very informative about local history, even some of the shadier aspects. We traveled all over the area and saw plenty of spots we might have otherwise missed. Buy your tickets early - they can sell out pretty quickly, or at least they did when we were there.... More

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Helena, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a wonderful tour. It gives you a nice history of the city,passing some beautiful structures.

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Bozeman, Montana
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is an open air "train" ride around the historical sections of Helena. If it is a cool day, I recommend that you dress warmly. Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us a great tour of all the wonderful Victorian, historical homes in Helena, Reeder's Alley and Last Chance Gulch. We also went through the Capitol Complex and she... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We hopped on board the Last Chance Tour Train in downtown Helena. it actually looks like a little train. Our guide Liz was great, nice radio voice and fun personality. Traveled a few different areas of town and learned something's about its history. Very affordable. I would recommend it, it is only an hour.

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sask
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We took this train tour on the advise of the Hostess at the Comfort Suites Airport it is well worth the time. The train conductor Buffalo Byron was very good and knowledgeable.

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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went on the tour of Helena today with this outfit and for the $8.00 it was well worth the money. We saw, in an hour, a lot of the areas of Helena which were very interesting The people running this were very friendly and very knowledgable. The whole tour took a bit over an hour and it really was time... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I loved the Museum and Capitol grounds where I used to work summers. I loved taking the tour train and seeing how the majestic old homes are being maintained as renovated as needed. Areas that were once down in the mouth are spruced up - the walking mall was lovely, Reeders Alley and we especially loved the Mediterranean Grill there.... More

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Chatsworth, California, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This tram basically shows the entire town and interesting streets, buildings and history. The driver was an excellent host, provided tons of interesting information and stories and turned out to be the local middle school principal.

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Great Falls, MT
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102 reviews 102 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've been wanting to do a Segway ride or tour for several years and finally got the chance. The owners for business are excellent to work with. Patient, informative, and very helpful. We arrived on time and they had us up and going in 15 minutes. Then off on the Segways for a tour of the town. I was surprised... More

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