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Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook

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Cora Terrace Rd, Butte, MT 59701
+1 800-735-6814
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Take a moment to reflect on the history and the view!

Although this doesn't require much time, it is worth taking 20 minutes during a trip to Butte to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mandy C
Beautiful tribute

This site was recommended by the mining museum. It's a beautiful tribute to the men that lost... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cora Terrace Rd, Butte, MT 59701
+1 800-735-6814
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this doesn't require much time, it is worth taking 20 minutes during a trip to Butte to enjoy another side to the Berkeley Pit as well as acres of settling and tailings ponds! It is always good to reflect on the history of the...More

Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This site was recommended by the mining museum. It's a beautiful tribute to the men that lost their lives.

Thank T B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is definitely worth the stop. There is probably no other place in the world with such a location among so much abandoned mine buildings and equipment. The attractions for me was not the memorial itself but seeing the 1900s mining structures frozen in time.

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our teenage children even felt this memorial was worth stopping for and spending the time to learn the story. Very Interesting, especially the audio tour of the fire that killed so many minors as well a survivor telling his story. Great views of Butte and...More

Thank BWitch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We squeezed this in between the trolley tour and the King of Copper Mansion and are glad we did. It is a memorial high up on a hilltop overlooking Butte in honor of the 168 miners who perished in the worst hard rock mining disaster...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Butte, Montana has experienced decades of tragedy due to hard rock mining. This memorial honors men who lost their lives in a mine fire in the early 20th century. The memorial overlooks the city and is located high up in the side of a mountain...More

Thank mep10
Reviewed August 15, 2017

The 1917 mine disaster in Butte is worth knowing about (read Fire and Brimstone!), and this monument commemorates those who lost their lives in it. It's moving, and it overlooks the Butte landscape with all of its beauty and scars. I would say that it's...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

They have done a wonderful job with this monument. Easily accessible. Lots of historical information on hand, both written and audio. I have to admit, it was quite haunting to be walking around the display reading letters from the trapped miners, listening to music from...More

Thank Elemes613
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The whole area being restored from the mining was interesting and worth the stop. The Memorial Overlook provides a beautiful view and reminds us of the struggles for immigrants.

Thank Kris F
Reviewed July 25, 2017

It is hard to picture how over 160 hard rock miners died in this mining accident but it is well explained and honored the heroes of that day almost 100 years ago.

Thank Ralph B
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May 6, 2015|
Response from Barbara K |
It is wheelchair accessible. No charge.