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Museum Smokejumper Visitor Center
Address Handicapped Accessible Aerial Fire Depot
Missoula, MT 59808
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About The Smokejumper Visitor Center is located in Missoula, Montana, home to the largest smokejumper base in the country. The Smokejumper Visitor Center provides a unique and interactive opportunity to learn about this demanding and important occupation. The free tour of the facility includes a visit to the Smokejumper loft, the ready room, and the National Smokejumper memorial. There is also a gift shop and museum, which includes a fire lookout tower originally built in 1930. During the summer, Smokejumper aircraft are also present, and visitors may even see Smokejumpers dispatched to a fire. Tours are available at 10 and 11 am, 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm daily. The tour takes approximately 45 minutes and is free of charge. During the winter, please call 2 days in advance to schedule tours, 406-329-4934 or 406-329-4900, or email us at smokejumpercenter@yahoo.com.
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MAILING ADDRESS 5765 West Broadway
Missoula, MT 59808
CONTACT 406-329-4934
FAX 406-329-4955
Details
SEASON Memorial Day - Labor Day
HOURS Summer (June-August): Daily: 8:30am - 5:00pm Winter (September-May): Please call 2 days ahead for appointment and reservation.
PAYMENT METHODS Cash, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks, Visa
RESERVATIONS Group Reservations Required, Reservations Accepted, Walk-Ins Welcome
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS Located in Missoula, take Airway Boulevard Exit and follow signs to the Smokejumper Base located 1/4 miles west of the airport.
SERVICES Air Conditioning Books Childrens Activities Gift Shop Handicapped Accessible Instruction Maps Merchandise Parking Public Restroom Tour
ACTIVITIES Art Childrens Activities Education Exhibit Heritage History Museum Photography Sculpture Tour

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