Billings is one of the beautiful cities of Montana. As Montana’s largest city, Billings offers the best outdoor adventures, historic sites, landmarks, museums and many other attractions. With attractions like The Rimrocks, Yellowstone Art Museum, Metra Park, Pictograph Cave State Park, Billings offers variety of fun activities for all age groups. Here is a list of places which you should definitely visit when you are in Billings, Montana.
Moss Mansion is a red sandstone structure designed by New York architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh. The Mansion captures the early life of the original Preston Boyd Moss family and displays original artifacts. National Register of Historic Places has recognized and enlisted Moss Mansion. It has also been featured in several Hollywood movies. If you love historic homes, then you should probably take a guided tour and explore the epic Moss Mansion.
Reef Indoor Water Park
The largest indoor water park in Montana, Reef Indoor Water Park offers blaster slide 386′, tropical twister slide 340′, a wave pool, 25-person hot tub, basketball pool, a café where you can relax and have fun with your family members. For your safety, certified lifeguards are available on the poolside. If you plan to organize outdoor parties, then patio space is always available at Reef’s.
The Western Heritage Center
Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT is a regional museum located in the downtown Billings region of Montana. The museum depicts the life story of the Yellowstone River Valley through collections, exhibits, and programs. The Western Heritage Center provides both long term and short term (changing) exhibits with interactive mediums, as well as educational programs, for visitors of all ages. The interactive component of each exhibit varies from dress-up clothes, toys, puzzles and games to various activities. The museum is in charge of around 16,000 artifacts. The extensive collection illustrates and documents the history and life of the Yellowstone River Valley.
One of the regional museums in Billings, the Western Heritage Center has over 16,000 artifacts and an extensive collection of exhibits. These exhibits illustrate the history of the Yellowstone River Valley and the people who lived here. It also provides educational programs which visitors of all ages can enjoy.
Pictograph Cave State Park
The 23 acre Pictograph Cave State Park, dated about 4000 years ago, is a historic landmark which displays the origins of human habitation in Montana. This cave park holds artifacts and over 100 pictographs or rock paintings which is said to be left behind by the prehistoric hunters. At present, visitors can explore a new visitor center, picnic grounds, and museum displays.
The Rimrocks is sandstone formations and fixtures which provide magnificent views of Billings, Montana. The Rimrocks offer numerous recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, photography, and rock climbing. This place is truly a paradise for an adventure lover.
Yellowstone Art Museum
The Yellowstone Art Museum is a unique and important visual arts center in Montana and the surrounding region. The museum was founded in 1964 in the building of former Yellowstone County Jail. In 1984, with a grant from the Montana Coal Tax Fund and generous donations from private individuals, the Yellowstone Art Museum began to build a permanent collection of significant contemporary art of the region.
The Museum hosts many spectacular art exhibitions and events. The beautiful buildings that house Yellowstone Art Museum, Montana’s finest collection of contemporary regional art is also available for hosting events. The venue is best suited for hosting convention, meeting, wedding reception, or just hanging out with friends.
These places are some of the best attractions in Montana. So, if you’re interested in exploring these places, make sure to visit Billings as these places are sure to amaze you.
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