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Montana Vortex and House of Mystery

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Vortex Sucked us in

What a great way to spend 2 hours! My wife and I stopped in on a whim and found the tour... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Kurt M
Pearl City, Illinois
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This place was cool. I wouldn’t suggest taking any kid under 8 as my 9 year old even got abit bored... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Wetaskiwin, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was creepy and weird! My husband came in thinking it was all just going to be an optical illusion... you step into that house and it felt like something was pushing me! It was the craziest thing I've experienced... I felt dizzy and strange...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a guided tour and it was so much fun!!!! We were wowed over and over again at each stop. I went with a huge group of my family and we had SUCH a great time! Thank you!!!!

Thank terralhorton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had time to kill and found this to do. Very pleasantly surprised. Learning the science behind the vortex was informative and fun to see and do.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Was not my cup of tea due to vertigo but very knowledgeable tour guides and definitely most interesting!

Thank lovemontana2018
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend 2 hours! My wife and I stopped in on a whim and found the tour educational and entertaining. Well worth the $12 ticket for a 45 min tour. While there, ask the owner Joe or Nick about the big...More

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here and it was definitely worth the stop. The tour was great. There were phenomenons experienced by all in our family. Everyone had a good time including kids ages 12, 8, and 2. The staff was super nice.

Thank BSchweigert
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This place was cool. I wouldn’t suggest taking any kid under 8 as my 9 year old even got abit bored with the science behind everything. The vortex house is definitely the highlight of the tour but there’s some other demonstrations that are interesting as...More

Thank melissa6837
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We had the Greatest Time at the Vortex...the tour guy was Great and the tour was very interesting...and plenty of fun activities....We also loved the tour guides Bigfoot necklace....

Thank Trail792990
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back home. It was surprisingly fun. The house of mystery was completely crazy. The store had tons of things including beautiful jewelry and amazing butter toffee. Our guide was Dan and he provided a lot of information and was...More

Thank Lauriefromcalgary
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I've been in "mystery" vortex houses in Oregon, but this one was amazing! I actually had to hold on to my daughter because I felt I was going to fall. It's quite an experience and very interesting too. The owners promote the science of the...More

Thank Blackrose94
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Ryan D
2 December 2017|
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Response from Happytraveler212014 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $8. No more than $12.
Leah B
5 July 2017|
Response from StrollMyWorld | Reviewed this property |
There is not a lot of walking, however, the walking you do have to do is downhill and the house you stand in is slanted, on a hill, making it difficult to stand up for anyone with good knees!
Leah B
24 April 2017|
Response from pilothouse2015 |
It's at 7800 Hwy 2 East, on the left side of the road as you leave Columbia Falls. Easily visible from the highway.