Tours with studio Artmaking lessons

Our docent-led tours are based in the inquiry-based Visual Thinking Strategies approach.  Our art lessons connect with current exhibitions and aligned with Montana state standards.  The timing of tours and lessons are tailored to the age of the visitors. Please let us know in advance if there are specific requests for your tour to build on your curriculum.

We offer three basic touring options:

Tour with Artmaking Lesson – $5

Tour the museum with our docents and create art with our certified Museum Art Educator in our education studio.  90 minutes.

Tour Only – $3

Learn and explore in the galleries with our knowledgeable docents.  60 minutes.

Self-Guided Tour – General Admission Prices

For visiting groups who would like to tour the museum at their own pace.

All tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.  For every ten students, there is free admission for one adult chaperone.


Tours are available for museum visitors from ages 4 through adult.  If you have a preschool aged class with both 3 and 4-year-olds, please call 406-256-6804 x232 for more information..

School & Educational Group Tours

The minimum size for a tour is 6 students. For groups larger than 20 persons, we will divide your group to ensure the best experience. Our maximum for tours is roughly 100 students. For every ten students, we ask that there be at least one adult chaperone. 

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel a scheduled tour, please contact our office in advance and as soon as possible. 

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