Area Attractions

C.M. Russell Museum

Great Falls C.M. Russell Museum houses the largest collection of Russell art, memorabilia, and artifacts in the world, with over 2,000 pieces representing the art and life of one of the West’s most famous painters and sculptors. See also the Buffalo Diorama, as well as the original Russell studio and family home, vintage 1903.

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

Built into a scenic bluff directly overlooking the dramatic Great Falls of the Missouri River, the Interpretive Center will show what is was like to explore the West during Lewis and Clark’s 8,000 mile journey. Explore the Center’s resources with a ranger, take a self-guided tour, or listen to an audio cassette while you take in this exciting recreation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Paris Gibson Gallery

The Paris Gibson Museum cultivates public exposure to contemporary and self-taught art, while serving as a cultural center in a historic building.

River’s Edge Trail

With more than 48 miles of trail along the historic Missouri River, the River’s Edge Trail is perfect for hiking, biking, roller blading, or jogging. The extensive paved urban trails link with parks, museums, and waterfalls and is a great way to enjoy your visit to Great Falls!

Giant Springs State Park

Giant Springs was established in the 1970s as a state park, after being discovered by Lewis and Clark in the early 1800s. Known for its freshwater springs flowing almost 200 million gallons per year and its scenic views and wildlife, Giant Springs is visited by 250,000 people annually.

Children’s Museum of Montana

The Children’s Museum is full of interactive learning activities your children will love. The kids can touch, poke, prod, and play with the exhibits to their hearts content. A pirate ship, dress-up play closet, and life-size Montana dinosaur will keep them stimulated!