Butte Montana

Discover Butte Montana

Butte is one of Montana's most iconic cities and is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture, and some of the friendliest people you will find in the state.

A Place to Call Home

As a Montana Tech student, you’ll enjoy what this energetic destination city offers. Located amid mountains at the intersection of two major interstate highways, Butte is home to a wide range of food, recreation, culture, and fun. For example Butte has:

  • The Montana Folk Festival, the AnRiRa Irish Festival, SNöFLINGA winter festival and many other festivals to enjoy throughout the year.
  • A vibrant arts scene with many galleries, music venues and theaters in historic uptown Butte.
  • A growing economy being reinvented for the future along with affordable living and a high quality of life.
  • Historic ethnic diversity fosters a fascinating range of food options. Nearly every corner of the world as well as home cooking is represented throughout the city.
  • Hundreds of miles of trails some only minutes from campus - including the Continental Divide Trail and some of the best and most accessible mountain biking trails in Montana.
  • World-class fly-fishing just 15 minutes from campus.
  • Exceptional skiing of all kinds including Discovery Ski Area only 45 minutes away and unlimited backcountry and cross country skiing around Butte.
  • Outstanding hunting opportunitieson thousands of acres of surrounding public land.
Around Butte

Around Town

Check out Butte's festivals, museums, arts, and attractions.