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Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Trams; Tours
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,... more » 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. « less
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Ranked #3 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Tours; Bodies of Water
Just north of Helena on the Missouri River.
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Ranked #6 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Mountains; Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Biking Trails; Hiking Trails
Mountain good for hiking, biking, fishing and viewing wildlife.
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Ranked #7 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #8 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
The Missouri River and the dams that form major lakes in the area provide great fishing opportunities.
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Ranked #10 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
This forest affords easy viewing of many different types of wildlife because of its proximity to the city.
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Ranked #12 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #14 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: ; State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #16 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts (Bray) is a nonprofit, educational institution dedicated to the enrichment of... more » Owner description: The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts (Bray) is a nonprofit, educational institution dedicated to the enrichment of the ceramic arts. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located three miles from downtown Helena, Montana. Founded in 1951 on the site of the former Western Clay Manufacturing Company, the Bray was the first artist residency program in the United States devoted solely to ceramics. For over sixty years ceramic artists from around the world have come to the Bray to make artwork, share experiences and explore new ideas. The Bray also offers community ceramics classes for adults and children, exhibitions and special events throughout the year as well as specialized workshops in ceramics. The Bray’s facilities include year-round and seasonal artist studios, a community ceramics studio, sales gallery, rotating exhibition spaces, kiln facilities, and a retail ceramic supply business. The 26 acre grounds also display site-specific sculpture and artwork left by past resident artists.Galleries and grounds are open and free to the public throughout the year for the exhibition and sale of artwork by resident artists. The Sales Gallery is open Monday–Saturday from 10 am–5 pm and Sunday from 1–5 pm. A self-guided walking tour of the grounds is available anytime during daylight hours. Guided tours for larger groups are available by appointment. The Bray is located at 2915 Country Club Ave., just 1/3 mile West of Spring Meadow Lake. « less
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Ranked #17 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
A restored miners' village modernized to include a restaurant and specialty shops.
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Ranked #18 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Mines; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: The main street in the downtown business district, which takes its name from the four prospectors who discovered gold... more » Owner description: The main street in the downtown business district, which takes its name from the four prospectors who discovered gold there in 1864. « less
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Ranked #19 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Ranked #20 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Catch large salmon while ice fishing on this lake.
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Ranked #21 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: ; State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #23 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks

Local affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, team plays from Mid-June through August at Kendrick Field. more »

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Ranked #24 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Mines; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #26 of 27 attractions in Helena
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Ranked #27 of 27 attractions in Helena
Category: Museums
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