Located on US Highway 93, this museum details American history by exhibiting various antique artifacts ranging from toys and Indian items to military displays and antique vehicles. The premises also include a pioneer village where visitors can view an original blacksmith's, general store, log cabin and more.
Opening hours are from 08h00 to 20h00 during summer. The rest of the year it is open daily from 08hoo to 17h00, with the exception of Sundays when it opens from 13h30 to 17h00.
Shoshone Ice Caves
The caves at Shoshone are one of the natural wonders of the world and if you want to descend into the 1000 ft long lava tube and explore the trails don't forget to wrap up warm.
Due to air currents within the tubes the water in the caves is frozen all the time and guides will explain the geologic, volcanic, and historical background of the ice caves to you. Above ground there is a museum that showcases Indian artifacts, gems and minerals.
The ice caves are located 16 miles to the North of the village Shoshone.
Opening times :
May-Sept. 8am - 8pm daily, last tour begins at 7pm
Closed during the winter season
Children 5-14 years of age $3.75
Pictograph Cave State Park
This state park (93 acres) is located just 5 miles south of Billings, Montana, and was home for generations of prehistoric hunter gatherers. These nomadic residents left their mark in the form of pictographs on the walls of thecaves. There is a 48 mile hiking trail in the park and interpretive signs are provided. There is no admission fee.