Butte, Montana: Our Lady of the Rockies

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Butte Plaza Mall

3100 Harrison Ave., Butte, MT
Bus tours up the mountain to the Madonna depart from the office in Butte Plaza shopping center, which is on the east side of Harrison Ave. just south of I-90/15 exits 127 and 127A.
Tours June-Oct. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$16 for round-trip tour
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Our Lady of the Rockies

North America's largest Mary -- 90 feet tall -- looks down from atop the Continental Divide. Multi-hour tour takes you up the mountain and inside the statue. Barely visible from down on the highway.

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Butte, Montana - Tram Stalled, Fans Still Visit Our Lady of the Rockies
Our Lady of the Rockies: Visitors who want to get a close-up encounter with the towering steel statue have to take a three-hour round trip by bus to visit her mountaintop perch. An aerial tram would cut that trip to a mere five minutes. [12/01/2009] Complete Story...

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Our Lady of the Rockies

Our Lady of the Rockies is a statue dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus, built on top of the continental divide at Butte, MT, which is 20 feet shorter than the Statue of Liberty. Besides being visible from interstates 15 and 90, the statue's internal structure is an upside down mine shaft. The statue was built by miners, and shafts were all they knew to build, so internally the statue is an upside down shaft. You can reach the statue by bus during the summer months.

[Thomas Brady, 06/24/1997]

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