The fastest and most colorful way to learn about Butte is a Trolley Tour. In about two hours, you’ll see where the characters, famous folk, miners and scoundrels lived and worked. Plus, you’ll hear how they made Butte the lively, urban center it was. Drivers are chosen because of their knowledge of Butte history and folklore, which is presented in an entertaining manner.
The tour includes a variety of sites, including the National Landmark Historic District, the Charles W. Clark Chateau, Victorian neighborhoods, the Copper King Mansion, the Dumas Brothel Museum, The World Museum of Mining, and the Mai Wah Museum and old Chinatown. The only stop is at the Berkeley Pit Viewing Stand.
The tours begin and end at the Butte Chamber of Commerce, Visitor Information Center. The hours, Memorial Day to Labor Day, are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Prices: Adults $17, Seniors 65+ $15, Students 12-17 $12, Children 4-11 $8, Age 3 and under are free.
Location: 1000 George St., Butte.
Price: Adults $17, Seniors 65+ $15, Students 12-17 $12, Children 4-11 $8, Age 3 and under are free.
Phone: 406-723-3177 or 800-735-6814