Helena attractions

Historic Site in Helena

Reeder's Alley

Step back into old-old Helena on this short stretch of brick road lined with historic buildings and log cabins. It was named after Louis Reeder – the man who figured out that constructing cabins out of brick and mor…
Area in Helena

Historic Downtown Pedestrian Mall

Helena was born with the discovery of gold in 1864 along the creek that is now Last Chance Gulch road. The mall (open to pedestrians only) weaves between the boundaries of historic mining claims gobbled up by the pr…
Church in Helena

Cathedral of St Helena

Rising like an apparition from old Europe over the town is this neo-Gothic cathedral completed in 1924, some 16 years after construction began. Highlights include the baptistry, organ and intricate stained-glass win…
Landmark in Helena

State Capitol

This grand neoclassical building was completed in 1902 and is known for its beacon-like dome, richly decorated with gold-rimmed paintings inside.
Museum in Helena

Holter Museum of Art

This museum in downtown Helena exhibits contemporary art by Montana artists in a variety of mediums.