Montana holds a rich history which can be shared with children. Family vacations to MT offer activities in Indian culture, Battlefields, Dinosaurs, and information about Lewis & Clark. Museums and festivals provide a unique learning experience for the young at heart.
Montana is known for the states seven Indian reservations which provide a strong background in the Native American heritage. Gatherings take place on a yearly basis which celebrate the life of the Native American in MT. Traditional dress is worn and rituals take place like in the years past.
MT is known for its history in battle. Historical locations are available for the whole family to visit and learn history of past and present. History includes learning about buffalo jumps, battles fought, caves once visited, and ghost towns.
Dinosaurs once walked the area which is now known as the state of Montana. It was a great kingdom where the young dinosaurs were cared for by their mothers. The state fossil is the Maiasaur, also known as the Great Mother.
Familiar history is known about Lewis and Clark expeditions. Visiting historical museums will provide children with even more information about the travels of Lewis and Clark in the early 1800s. There is much to learn even as adults about the history which has taken place in MT.
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