Children & Family
Voted Best Place for Kids’ Fun since 2011 by the Helena Independent Record, ExplorationWorks has something for kids ages 1-100! Explore your way with our many interactive activities and exhibits focused on all things science, technology, engineering, and math. Major exhibit changes occur 3-4 times per year, so no two visits are exactly alike.
Tuesday – Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m
General Admission (ages 2+): $7.50/person
ASTC Members: Free (must present ASTC membership card)
Kids under 2: Free
Museums for All (EBT/WIC): $3.00/person (must show EBT/WIC card upon entry)
Parking is available adjacent to the Carousel in the Great Northern Town Center Parking Lot. ExplorationWorks is located east of the Carousel. The lot is free and has a 2–hour limit. Additional paid parking can be found in the Great Northern Parking Garage located 1 block south of the science center.
Established in 1868, the Lewis & Clark Library is the oldest library in the state. The mission of the Lewis & Clark Library is to provide the best possible services and materials for informational, educational, cultural, or recreational use by the community. The Lewis & Clark Library offers a variety of services free to the public, including book groups, internet service, children’s story time, and numerous public programs. Stop by and check your email, catch up on local and world news, or participate in one of our many wonderful programs. Don’t forget to visit our branch libraries in Augusta, Lincoln, East Helena, or on the Bookmobile. Check our website at www.lclibrary.org for more information and an updated calendar of events.