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Address: Helena, MT

  A restored miners' village modernized to include a restaurant and...

  A restored miners' village modernized to include a restaurant and specialty shops.

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Loved all the unique shops and the history

Lots of things to look at, history to absorb and unique things to see. Helena is steeped in Gold Rush hisory, but there is also much to learn about the cattle history, cattle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lois R
Kalispell, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An underwhelming walk up an old restored street-You do,get to see next door an original trappers cabin from the earliest days of Montana- makes it a worthwhile visit

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Kalispell, Montana
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of things to look at, history to absorb and unique things to see. Helena is steeped in Gold Rush hisory, but there is also much to learn about the cattle history, cattle rustlers and whole other historical off shoots.

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pittsburgh pa
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice alley to walk through, though now it seems to be full of businesses not shops or places to eat. still, a cool stroll if eating or drinking in nearby places

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Edmonton, Canada
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764 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Reeder's Alley is an interesting step back in time. These old and small buildings with their old looking store fronts suggest an earlier time when life was lived on a smaller scale. Know there are places to eat and park near Reeder's Alley. Folks with limited mobility may be challenged although there are few stairs along the Alley itself..

1 Thank woodmister
Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you are visiting Helena, be sure and check out the historical Readers Alley. You will be glad you did. Helena has so much history. It's a great place to visit.

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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

An important historical site built by a Bricklayer from California that helped change the Town. Simple, solid and it's own period flavor of construction..... quite interesting.

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Boyne City, Michigan
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

These beautiful little brick cottages were built for an upscale place for the miners to stay instead of makeshift cabins ,lean twos and tents.

1 Thank johnnygeorge42
San Juan Islands, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a very narrow walkway off the main street called Last Chance Gulch. The street is paved with bricks and the buildings are mostly made of bricks. Built by a mason in the late 1800s. The buildings provided housing for the male miners. Nice to see that they have been preserved by the community.

Thank SanJuanderer
Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

little local shops that you spend time looking at as you walk through it,,,very interesting to spend some time visiting,,doesn't take the entire day to do it and it is something to do,,,,

Thank Dave G
Sedalia, Missouri
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were in town for just one evening. We sought out Reeder's Alley based on reviews I'd seen online. I'm glad we did. It only takes a few minutes to walk around, but, you could spend more time if you wanted really taking in all the shops and displays. It was a fun place to see. We enjoyed it. We... More 

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