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Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center

5765 W Broadway St, Aerial Fire Depot, Missoula International Airport, Missoula, MT 59808-9361
+1 406-329-4934
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Very informative and convenient to airport

Great tour. Very informative tour of actual staging ground for smoke jumper for fire fighters. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan B
via mobile
Great tour!

This is a must if you are in Missoula. The tour doesn't take long and is very well done. You are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tessa F
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  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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5765 W Broadway St, Aerial Fire Depot, Missoula International Airport, Missoula, MT 59808-9361
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+1 406-329-4934
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Very informative tour of actual staging ground for smoke jumper for fire fighters. We even had a couple of fire fighters on lo an to the area join the tour

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must if you are in Missoula. The tour doesn't take long and is very well done. You are actually touring a working facility and although we didn't get to see one, you could witness a fire call and see the smokejumpers in...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Learned a lot about the brave smoke jumpers tour was surprisingly informative and you can see the smoke jumpers at work go on the tarmac with the planes very cool.

Thank Ajohn845
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place turned out to be one of the highlights of our two week trip to Montana and Idaho. Getting to see exactly how the smokejumpers train, prepare their packs for a jump, and then carry everything out of the fire zone was fascinating. We...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I actually fly one of the airtankers working out of Missoula's Aerial Fire Depot and always love to go over and take the tour and hear about the Smokejumpers and what they're up to. Lots of neat history there!!!!

Thank DaleDale2
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a very casual but interesting and informative tour. If you are looking for something to do in Missoula it is worth the time. You get to tour the actual facility where the smokejumpers work and see their real equipment. There are even a...More

2  Thank GStrange
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The tour starts hourly with information about equipment as you are gathered around a mannequin dressed in fire gear. Topics covered are on how fires are fought, and the role the very specialized smoke jumpers play in the early phase of fire incidences to prevent...More

Thank Lorene L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The tour took slightly more than an hour. All questions were answered and smokejumpers themselves contributed information during the tour. It was much more informative than I anticipated. Well worth your time.

Thank oldwoodworker
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It's a great little visitors center with clean bathrooms and friendly staff. Fun facts to read and learn about.

1  Thank tfeist
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was a fun afternoon ,their gift shop is great with wonderful books on the history of fighting fires and smoke jumpers in Montana, cool t-shirts and etc. also wonderful artwork too and to top it all off two lovely young Ladies that are so...More

Thank theresacW2266FH
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cnspostma
13 July 2016|
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Response from Judyhwright | Reviewed this property |
Hello from beautiful Montana, I am not sure. You will have to contact them directly. I do know that we have had lots of rain this summer and so that will slow down the fires. This is definitely worth a visit. Judy... More
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25 September 2015|
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Response from Jhurd6 | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is still the best. People come from all over the country for this taining. I was very impressed.
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