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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Interstate 90 Frontage Rd, Crow Agency, MT 59022
+1 406-638-3224
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very well done

stopped by while we were on our way home from ID. Visitor center has quite a few relics of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chris N
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
A must see for anyone who is interested in the history of our country

We planned our road-trip vacation to insure we would see this historical site. The visitors center... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gregory M
Hayward, California
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The soldiers who died in Custer's Last Stand, now known as the Battle of Little Bighorn, are memorialized at this monument, featuring a statue of the legendary Custer, whose men were outnumbered and slaughtered in a battle against the Plains Indians.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Interstate 90 Frontage Rd, Crow Agency, MT 59022
+1 406-638-3224
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Reviewed yesterday

stopped by while we were on our way home from ID. Visitor center has quite a few relics of interest from the parties involved and does a very good job of diving into who was involved in the battle. Rangers were very informative and friendly....More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 days ago

We planned our road-trip vacation to insure we would see this historical site. The visitors center and entire battlefield are so well presented that we ended up spending much more time there than we had anticipated. To see the markers where each soldier fell strewn...More

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Battlefield is known as a place for "reflection", and that is certainly true. It is hallowed ground built on tragedy. Begin by watching the explanatory film, but don't miss the ranger interpretive lecture. The ranger tells the story by literally pointing the places where...More

Thank jermil
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just down the road from the National Monument before you get there is a re-enactment of the battle. This only takes place on June 25th weekend. The Crow tribe participates. I was impressed how they told the story of the participants. They even had more...More

Thank Walt P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking at the battlefield, we realized the scope of the events. The self guided tour on the map was very informative. Get there when it opens at 8 am; by 10 am the place is packed. The visitors center could be more visitor friendly. Asking...More

Thank webdarter
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument preserves the site of the June 25 and 26, 1876, Battle of the Little Bighorn, near Crow Agency, Montana. This is the infamous battlefield site where the ill-fated General Custer led his men against a battalion of Lakota and Cheyenne warriors. 263...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This monument gives you the opportunity to learn about the battle, how and why it happened, and a lot about the native American culture at the time. You can hike a bit, drive a bit, and listen to the Ranger presentation. It was a hot...More

Thank IverJohnson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Truly one of Americas most famous battles and hallowed ground. The classic clash of two cultures. The Visitors center is a must see to understand the battle. The film and rangers did an excellent job explaining the battle from both whate and Native Americans viewpoints

Thank Cliff T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here with 38 other travelers on a Globus tour. We had the great fortune of hearing Ranger Steve Adelman give his talk on the battle. Wow! I learned so much! I could have listened to him all day. He is a former history...More

Thank sewfun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the Battlefield. Have read quite a few books about it, but here's the thing about books and battlefields - it makes the most sense when you can stand there amid the topography. In this case Custer divided his column and has been...More

Thank Gsmithbeer
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Harold S
What is the tree with leather pouches, amongst other things, hanging from its branches?
26 April 2017|
Response from rstonbrass | Reviewed this property |
Harold S. We saw that near the grave sight area and soldier memorial stones on the small fenced hill and at the foot of the large Soldier Monument but did not have time to stop back at information to ask anything about it... More
Just realized we will be driving right past this Monument. Driving from Yellowstone to Mt. Rushmore so we will only have an hour or so to stop. best advice for such a brief visit? I love history and wish I had days to visit but it is what it is.
22 April 2017|
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Response from gjsamson | Reviewed this property |
you really need 3 hours to do this place
We will be driving from Yellowstone to Chicago in late May/early June and would like to make stops at Little Bighorn, Mt. Rushmore, and Badlands National Park. Google says the trip will involve 22 hours of driving. How much time would you suggest is needed to view Little Bighorn (view visitor center, walk the grounds, etc.)? Thank you very much for any suggestions you might offer.
4 April 2017|
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Response from gjsamson | Reviewed this property |
You really need 3 hours to see everything