1. Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman
Bozeman's classic spot for dinosaur gazing never disappoints.
2. Fort Peck Theatre
The Fort Peck Theatre was built as a temporary structure in 1934 to help entertain the 50,000 Army Corps engineers and their families who were working on the Fort Peck Dam. The building survived, and from June-September you can catch performances on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
3. The Old Montana Prison in Deer Lodge
The Powell County Museum and Arts Foundation has turned the Old Montana Prison into a group of attractions and museums, including the eerie and fascinating Old Prison Museum.
4. Dumas Brothel Museum in Butte
Come tour the longest running house of “ill repute” in America.
Billings' zoo is fun for all ages.
6. The Gates of the Mountains Boat Tour
You'll find the Gates of the Mountains about 20 miles north of Helena, and from May-September they offer several beautiful daily boat tours.
7. Montana Vortex & House of Mystery
If you live close to Glacier National Park but don't have the time to go to Glacier, head to the Montana Vortex in Columbia Falls. It's “a genuine quantum or gravitational anomaly that may redefine the laws of physics and nature.”
8. The Lewistown Public Library
The Lewistown Public Library has been keeping Central Montana well read since 1905, when it opened as a Carnegie Library.
9. The Moss Mansion in Billings
Take a tour, learn about Montana life at the turn of the century, and relax in the beautiful garden.
10. The Silver Bow Drive In Theater in Butte
Silver Bow Drive In
You won't find many drive in theaters in our country anymore, but Butte's is going strong, and it's open seven days a week.
11. Lolo Hot Springs
Take a beautiful drive to Lolo and enjoy soaking in the hot spring pools.
12. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
This is a somber place, but it's also a beautiful spot to walk around and learn about our state history.