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Jazz! The Legacy of the Ozark Club

There was just something about the Ozark Club. From 1933 to 1962, this nightclub in Great Falls became an entertainment sensation sought far and wide. Imagine the swirls of tobacco smoke filling the air, the saxophone wailing, and the gin flowing in a cornerstone of Great Falls history. After 15 long years, Prohibition ended in Montana and Leo…

In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark: How to Have a Fascinating (and Memorable) History Tour of Great Falls

For history lovers, Great Falls is synonymous with Western heritage. The Lewis and Clark expedition spent more than a month portaging around a series of waterfalls on the Missouri River (the same falls that give the city its name) and famed cowboy artist Charles M. Russell spent his days in surrounding Great Plains, immortalizing area…

Great Falls Gifts Worth Giving

Enjoy creating memories with your friends, families, and colleagues with experiences you can only find in Great Falls | Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. This year, rather than buying another tie, fruitcake, or other gifts that will go unused, give your friends, family, and colleagues something they’ll love even more; an experience in Great…

What the Men on the Expedition Must Have Thought

Picture it; St. Louis, 1803. The President of the United States turns to you and says, “I just bought some land – a bit west of here, sight unseen, and was thinking maybe you could head out and see what we got.” I am not quite sure I would have been as excited as Lewis…

What You’ll Find at the Malmstrom Museum

Great Falls boasts 10 amazing museums that vary in purpose, size, and mission. These museums are part of what makes Great Falls Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure. In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Great Falls Montana Tourism team is proud to highlight what visitors will find at the Malmstrom Museum. Malmstrom Air Force Base was established in 1942…

12 hours of Art & Adventure

Great Falls is Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure, and when you’re in Great Falls for a few hours, you’ll have plenty of options for art & adventure. Great Falls boasts Montana’s best Irish Pub, Montana’s best coffee, and is Montana’s pizza capital, so if you only have 12 hours in Great Falls, make the…

All the Reasons Buffalo are AWESOME

The majestic kings and queens of the prairies, the buffalo, are as much of our history as the North American Plains Indians, Fur Trappers, Charles Russell, and Lewis & Clark. Today, in Great Falls, Buffalo are part of our skyline, our art, and our adventures. This is why I am excited to share with you…

Explore Art in Great Falls

Great Falls is rich in arts offerings, from live music and entertainment to special events. “Our community has museums and interpretive centers that beautifully depict the history and character of the region,” Mayor Bob Kelly says. “Our symphony has hosted Yo-Yo Ma, Midori and Itzhak Perlman.” Home to 10 distinct museums, Great Falls is Montana’s…

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