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With its identity as a volunteer-driven, nonprofit science center, its clear that ExplorationWorks' programs are motivated by one purpose: to help visitors of all ages and backgrounds gain a richer, deeper understanding of the sciences and technology. The colorful facility achieves this through eclectic programs and events, as well as a range of hands-on permanent and temporary exhibits. ExplorationWorks also allows visitors to play with sound waves and magnetic fields, learn about the seasonal life cycle of plants in an exploration garden, and experiment with principles of biology and physics firsthand in the Science Cafe.

995 Carousel Way
Helena,
MT
US

Corporate/Transient Full Service Year Built 1968 Year Remodeled 2008 Additional Property Description Located near Montana Tech, this Butte, MT hotel offers charming accommodations, well appointed rooms, exceptional service and many nearby local attractions. Choose from standard rooms or select one of the suites, all offering cable satellite television with movie channels and Nintendo, a coffeemaker, complimentary toiletries, Internet access and more. Each morning, get the right start to the day at this Montana hotel with a complimentary full breakfast buffet, including scrambled eggs, fresh fruits, bagels, hot and cold cereals, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea, juice and more. Two restaurants, Perkins and Hops Pub and Casino, are also located on site at this Montana Best Western. Guests are more than welcome to take advantage of the casino, lounge, indoor pool, hot tub, steam room, exercise facility and fully equipped business center. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Butte Plaza Inn also has services and space available for corporate events, meetings and banquets, accommodating up to 100 attendees. Located at the intersection of I 90 and I 15, this charming Montana Tech hotel is only a couple minutes away from Spirit of Columbia Carousel, Our Lady of the Rockies and the Berkeley Pit. Many museums, theaters and historical attractions are near this Butte, MT hotel, including Mother Lode Historic Theatre, Uptown Butte Historic District, World Museum of Mining and Copper King Mansion. Also close to this Montana hotel are three golf courses and skiing, fishing and hiking are also nearby. Located in the heart of local shopping and dining, there s never a dull moment when staying at this Montana hotel. Families will love that Discovery Ski Basin, Silver Bow Drive Inn and All Seasons Adventures are also located within a short drive away

2900 Harrison Ave
Butte,
MT
US

Entering their 85th season, the Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a unique brand of athletic precision and showmanship. For their latest “4 Times the Fun” North American tour, the Globetrotters will add a new 4-point shot spots located 35 feet from the basket, which is 12 feet further than the official three-point line but several thousand miles closer than the prime meridian. See the arch-nemesis Generals try to keep up as the Harlem hardwood sorcerers evade gravity’s oppressive clutches and court clairvoyants distribute unassailable alley-oops. Youngsters can learn about the benefits of teamwork while laughing along with the jovial jocks as they perform classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti.

1340 Harrison Ave
Butte,
Montana
US

Sports Cove offers scuba-diving courses that take students from the shallows of an indoor swimming pool to the depths of the ocean. For beginners, open-water classes cover breathing techniques and safety regulations, and advanced-certification courses give divers enough confidence to explore the depths on their own. Those looking for a more exotic experience can join the crew on one of its organized scuba-diving trips to locations such as Mexico and the Caribbean.

4055 Valley Commons Dr
Bozeman,
MT
US

A grizzly bear wanders past an expanse of rolling, tree-dotted hills, pawing at the ground in search of a good place to eat. Meanwhile, a family stares in awe at this magnificent creature in its near-native habitat. And the whole thing is as safe as a trip to the department store. The Montana Grizzly Encounter rescues bears and gives the public a chance to see them up close in a safe environment. The park also focuses on educating the public about grizzly bears to keep both bear and human safe in the wild.

80 Bozeman Hill Rd
Bozeman,
MT
US

Since he started his training back in 1964, Sensei Greg Olson has won numerous awards, earned a sixth-degree black-belt in aikido, and accumulated 50 years of experience as a martial-arts teacher. At Big Sky Aikido, he shares the culmination of these experiences with his students, building strong foundations in concepts and techniques. Students will learn self-defense movements and "receptive" techniques with a foundation in health and wellness.

421 W Griffin Dr., Unit 3
Bozeman,
MT
US