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Prickly Pear Land Trust

The Prickly Pear Land Trust is committed to the belief that open space is essential to the well-being of all communities. Open views of land and habitat are emotionally uplifting; they renew and revitalize the human spirit. Open space has been proven to increase property values, reduce erosion, and protect air and water quality. A multitude of recreational opportunities abound in open spaces and agricultural lands preserve a cultural heritage as well as feed the citizens of our world. The Prickly Pear Land Trust is committed to preserving, protecting and promoting open space throughout the Prickly Pear Valley and adjoining lands.

Lewis & Clark Library

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.

Holter Museum of Art

The Holter Museum of Art serves Montana and neighboring states with a quality visual arts exhibition program that includes all media; brings national and international exhibitions into the region; provides a much-needed venue for local and regional artists; and collects, preserves, and interprets significant contemporary Northwest art. The Holter is committed to promoting participation by diverse audiences through outreach, innovative educational programming, and collaboration with other organizations. Increasing and promoting a strong cultural awareness to the broadest possible audience is a guiding factor to our operations.  Admission is free.

Helena Tourism Alliance

Helena, Montana, is Montana’s Capital City and located between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. Helena has a rich gold rush history, and exploring Last Chance Gulch brings the history to life. Designated a ride center by the International Mountain Biking Association, Helena has over 75 miles of trails that originate in the Downtown area, offering visitors a world-class mountain biking or hiking experience. Rand McNally and Geocaching.com awarded Helena the Best of the Road “Best for Geocaching” title. Tour our Capitol. Take a hike overlooking the beautiful Helena Valley. Hop aboard the Last Chance Tour Train to discover Helena’s history. Download our Walking App and tour the Westside Mansion District, featuring the elaborate homes of early miners. Grab an ice cream cone or visit an old-fashioned soda fountain. We can’t wait to host you in Helena.

ExplorationWorks

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.

 

HOURS:

Tuesday – Sunday

10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m

Monday

Closed

 

Daily Admission:

General Admission (ages 2+): $7.50/person

Members: Free

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:

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.

Grandstreet Theatre

Grandstreet is Montana’s premiere community theatre with over 45 years of continuous service. Sustained by volunteers from an exceptionally talented population, Grandstreet also trains over 400 K-12 students each year in our nationally recognized Grandstreet Theatre School. Each year we produce 8-10 plays and musicals in a beautifully preserved 200-seat turn-of-the-century romanesque granite church. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains in a small but thriving arts community, Grandstreet enjoys tremendous public support and regularly produces some of the best live theatre in the Northwest.