Generally, there's nothing much else you can do in Butte, the museum is a perfect place to visit during your stay in a historical town. It's totally free, it has a considerably large amount of rock collection, a great place to get to know the...更多
Butte has amazing history but more importantly, it has a phenomenal mineral collection that is supported by much historical information about the town, its mining history, and the minerals that are in the collection. Butte is not large but given this collection, you should not...更多
Located on the 3rd floor of an administrative building on the campus of Montana Tech, the museum is free to visit. The collections focus on gems and metals found in Montana with other examples from around the world. Be sure to visit the dark room...更多
It may not be the Harvard Museum of Natural History, but it is interesting and worthwhile nonetheless. Great collection of rocks and minerals. The campus of Montana Tech is set way up in the hills providing an overview of the city. Great way to spend...更多
This is a good place to come before or after a visit to the nearby mining museum. It's free, uncrowded and the curator is keen to share his passion for gems and Butte's history.
There are local gems, and some overseas ones. Also meteorites. There...更多
My sister & I share a hobbyist's interest in geology, and we were so happy to visit this museum. It's located in one of the science buildings at Montana Tech, a part of the Univ. of Montana. Although there is no fee at the door,...更多