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Things to do in Billings, MT with kids

Kids - do you love adventure, the great outdoors, and fun things to do when you’re feeling super active? Have you met Billings, Montana?

Billings is an incredible mecca of things to do with kids. It has incredible beauty, rugged charm and amazing scenery. It is in Montana after all!

So let’s start from the bottom…literally! Pictograph Cave State Park is one of the most significant archaeological sites in the state. (And you get to explore deep underground!) The scenery continues with Lake Elmo State Park where you can swim, fish and sail.  Feel like some FUN!

How about the largest waterpark in Montana! The Reef will blast and twist you around the super fun rides! The fun can continue at Skate World (parents, for you as well!) and Geyser Park, with a climbing wall, golf course, go karts, laser tag and bumper boats. Take your pick!

Billings is a walking history lesson, with Moss Mansion taking the kids into how life was like a century ago, and the Western Heritage Center is a great cultural inside into the life in Yellowstone River Valley.

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A regional museum whose collections, exhibits and programs tell the stories of life in the Yellowstone River Valley.

A fun and educational children's museum in Billings, Montana with interactive exhibits that centers around the STEM subjects.

We are Montana's premier art museum, a reputation we maintain through a combination of honoring Montana's most forward-looking artists and bringing here to Montana historic and world art significant for our region. Our permanent collection includes t....

Step into history with a one-hour guided tour of the Moss Mansion Historic House Museum. The tour captures early turn-of-the-century life as the Preston Boyd Moss family lived it. Visitors see original draperies, fixtures, furniture, Persian carpets....

Centennial Ice Arena is the only ice skating and hockey facility in Billings, Montana, with open skate sessions!

Kids under 5 years can let their imagination soar in this indoor play space in Billings, with activities to encourage creativity, and development!

This urban day-use park attracts visitors to swim, sailboard, and fish. A display in the Fish, Wildlife & Parks headquarters located on site provides weekday interpretation of the park. Plan to stretch your legs on a walk around the lake or stop by t....

One of the most significant archaeological sites in Montana, with over 30,000 artifacts found from one of the most prehistoric cultures in the region! Still visible artwork in these caves.

Everyone is welcome to attend Skate World no matter of their age! With public sessions, beginner sessions for tots & lessons, it's skating fun in Billings!

Experience the LARGEST indoor water park in Montana with The Reef, with tubes, waves, basketball, blasters, splashes, and even a hot tub!

70-acre zoological park and botanical garden in Montana, home to grizzly bears, amur tigers, red pandas, big horn sheep, a wolverine & more!

Western Romance Company offers adventure and authentic cowboy entertainment. Horseback riding, rentals, pack trips, catered meals/food, wedding receptions, country music artists and entertainment, cowboy concerts on the range, Pompey's Pillar trips a....

A fun drive-in movie theater in Billings, Montana, where kids can enjoy the latest films, and parents can be nostalgic!

Immerse yourself in the relaxing surroundings of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. The canyon offers a diversified landscape of forest, mountains, upland prairie, deep canyons, broad valleys, high desert, lake and wetlands. Since the creation ....

Great fun for all ages on the beautiful Stillwater River with these river adventures

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary offers visitors an unparalleled chance to learn about native animals that cannot be returned to the wild

The Crazy Mountain Museum is a historical museum featuring exhibits that reflect the history of Sweet Grass County and the surrounding area.

Home to an extensive collection of artifacts and exhibits featuring Park County, Yellowstone Park, Railroad, Pioneer, and Old West History.

Yellowstone Safari Company offers private Yellowstone Park wildlife tours and Lewis and Clark tours in Montana, Yellowstone National Park, and Grand Teton National Park.

Bogert City Park is one of Bozeman's oldest and most used parks, with ice rink, grill and outdoor swimming!

A history museum that preserves, promotes and fosters the History of Gallatin County and Southwest Montana!

Open since 1990: The world's oldest continually operating museum dedicated to the history of the Information Age. Experience 800 Years of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Historic Newspapers, Maps & Prints. Some of the Bibles on display, including the Gutenb....

All year round fun in Montana with this fun Museum of the Rockies, with one of the world's largest collections of dinosaurs, as well as exhibits on American Indians, Western history and a planetarium!

Kids of all ages can enjoy this premier indoor rock climbing center. You're never to young to climb!

A historically fascinating journey back through Garfield County - including homestead cabins, blacksmith stores and dinosaurs!

The museum spotlights the fascinating dinosaur discoveries in the nearby Hell Creek fossil bed, also, the 1912 homesteading era is portrayed and includes a schoolhouse and blacksmith shop.

This Center for the Arts opened in 1977 in the 1910 WaterWorks basins that previously produced Miles City's drinking water for over 60 years. It's located just west of Miles City, Montana on the banks of the Yellowstone River in an area that was par....

Outdoor adventure under the Big Sky of Montana, with trail rides, pack trips, fishing trips and great family fun!

RV camping fun in the stunning Yellowstone - a great base to use for your National Park adventure in Montana! Outdoor fun with fishing, horseriding, water sports and more!

A fascinating museum that showcases the rich travel history of Yellowstone National Park in Montana

A beautiful grizzly & wolf discovery center in Yellowstone where kids can observe & learn the grizzly bear and gray wolf.

Right near the Western entrance to Yellowstone National Park, this Wyoming Campground will take you back to the yee haw days of the Old West!

Kids will love exploring one of the largest known limestone caverns in the entire Northwest! Through guided tours, experience the natural wonders of these magnificent caverns.

Housed in a 1915 bank building, the Prairie County Museum offers a glimpse of an era gone by, featuring a homesteader's house, a restored Northern Pacific depot, a caboose and a steam-heated outhouse.

Here, children and adults will enjoy a day roving through some of the most pristinely kept natural gardens, including roses, herbs, vegetables and the Children's Garden. Plus wildflower walk.

Step back in time as you explore the history of the American West at Fort Benton, Montana's remarkable museums. Explore two hundred years of frontier history. The time of the Blackfeet hunts on the northern plains, the passage of Lewis & Clark, th....

Malmstrom Air Force Base Museum is one of the biggest military model aircraft displays in the NW with lots of displays, including a WW II barracks room!

Ride the Last Chance Tour train through the streets of Helena, Montana. Take an hour of your time to experience Helena's colorful past. From its beginning, spurred by the discovery of gold in Last Chance Creek, by four men from Georgia to the present....

The C.M. Russell Museum: a place where the old West is still alive. Artist Charles M. Russell captured the landscapes, the spirit, and the culture of the West during the late 1800s and early 1900s. His artwork is part entertainment, part history less....

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 a....

A great hands on day of science experiments and fun experiences with a host of exhibits to teach kids science, tech and math!

Explore exhibits on the early plains Indian artifacts, homesteading days, ranching and farming in Phillips County, plus mining, early day schools & more!

Dinosaurs...dinosaurs and more dinosaurs! This Montana museum offers exhibits filled with incredible fossils, with real digs out in the Great Plains!

A rich collection of fascinating history of the area, from dinosaurs, natural history, as well as a look into building the largest hydraulically filled dam in the country!

The Montana Historical Society Museum, Montana's Museum, collects, preserves, and interprets fine art, historical, archaeological, and ethnological artifacts that pertain to Montana and its adjoining geographic region. Montana's Museum is where histo....

We have over 12 exhibits covering the Arts, Sciences and Exploring other Cultures. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Montana

Pioneer Museum features the country's largest Assiniboine collection, railroad and agriculture displays, stories from the Titanic & more!

A fascinating look into Southeastern Montana's past, including dinosaur fossils, and Native American artifacts.

Founded in 1963, Butte Montana experienced a century of hardrock mining and earned the reputation of being home to one of the world's most productive copper mines of all time.

A fascinating wildlife museum showcasing Montana's wildlife in their natural habitat, brought to life with the various permanent exhibits & displays

A beautiful preservation of the region's history - Native American Indians, Military artifacts, and dinosaurs! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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