Self Guided Tour
(Allow 1.5 hours for tour)
Grab your miner’s hard hat and experience what thousands of men experienced as they worked in the veins below the city of Butte. Tour Guides will share their stories as you trek 65 feet down into the 2,700-foot deep Orphan Girl Mine. The “Girl” produced 7.5 million ounces of Silver while in operation.

 

Guided Mine Yard Tour
Students are fitted with miner’s hard hats, cap lamps and battery belts. Good walking shoes and jackets are recommended. The mine workings are not ADA compliant and walking 180 feet of entrance ramp is required; however, visitors with limited mobility may be accommodated for much of the tour. Anyone can turn around at any time.

 

Underground Tour
(Allow 1.5 hours for tour)
Grab your miner’s hard hat and experience what thousands of men experienced as they worked in the veins below the city of Butte. Tour Guides will share their stories as you trek 65 feet down into the 2,700-foot deep Orphan Girl Mine. The “Girl” produced 7.5 million ounces of Silver while in operation.

Students are fitted with miner’s hard hats, cap lamps and battery belts. Good walking shoes and jackets are recommended. The mine workings are not ADA compliant and walking 180 feet of entrance ramp is required; however, visitors with limited mobility may be accommodated for much of the tour. Anyone can turn around at any time.

 

Garnet Panning
Students pan for their riches and bring home a small Montana treasure.

Please schedule your field trip early, and know that when you come, your group will have an educational, adventurous, and memorable experience.

TO SCHEDULE YOU VISIT CONTACT THE MUSEUM AT 406-723-7211 OR
E-MAIL THE FORM BELOW TO INFO@MININGMUSEUM.ORG

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