Don't be deterred if you are in town during the off season. A call to the visitor center ahead of time can secure you a tour from one of the smokejumpers even when the regular tour guides aren't around. If you have small children, be sure to ask about 'Danger Monkey' when you are at the parachute hanging tower.
Very educational. I was here with my young grandson, and he enjoyed it a lot, but the tour was a little long for him. Perhaps when he is older. The highlight was being able to go into the chopper. It may not be there during fire season, so check first if you really want to see it up close and... 更多
We had a wonderful tour of this facility. Our guide was great and so were all of the smokejumpers we had interaction with. Very interesting and inspiring! These guys are amazing! We owe them our thanks!
This is a MUST SEE when you visit Missoula. Not only you get to see a very good documentation, but when you take the guided tour, you see the actual training facility and how the Smoke Jumpers - the special forces of the fire fighters - fold their parachutes and how they tailor-make their own equipment: They are the heroes... 更多
We toured the Smoke Jumper Center and were in awe as we learned about what these courageous people do. We were able to see the gear that they use and wear and the training that they go through. Gave us a great appreciation of the jumpers for the work that they do fighting fires.
Having read about smoke jumpers, I was really excited to be able to visit this facility and take the 45-minute guided tour. Such brave men and women! There is also a small exhibition area with a few videos to watch. A highlight of our trip through Montana.
Though the museum is small and some of the exhibits and videos are dated, the tour of the facility and the explanation of the smokejumpers work made it a worthwhile stop. Sometimes you do not realize how important are government services or how dedicated and brave the firefighters are, but this facility is an important reminder of both. Easy access... 更多