• Historic painting of aftermath of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

    Little Bighorn Battlefield

    National Monument Montana

Things To Do

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If you have:

One - two hours

  • View the 25 -minute orientation video.
  • Explore the museum exhibits.
  • Walk up to "Custer's Last Stand".
  • Visit the Indian Memorial.
Two - three hours
  • Do all the above
  • Walk the Deep Ravine trail, 1/4 mile self-guided walking tour.
  • Walk through the National Cemetery.
Four hours or more:
  • Do all the above.
  • Drive the 4.5 mile tour road to the Reno-Benteen Battlefield, the second stage of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
  • Do an audio tour by purchasing a CD or drive out on your own, self guided tour.


 
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Cell Phone Audio Tour

During your visit you will encounter a number of small signs posted throughout the historic site.

Experience the narrative story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn through the convenience of your own cell phone.

The cell phone stops consist of multiple stops along the tour road. You can listen to a narrative of soldier movements and warrior accounts. Additional cell phone stops are located in the National Cemetery and Last Stand Hill.

Use your cell phone and enter the number found on the posted signs to learn what is significant at that location. These historic glimpses will help you enter more fully into the story of the battle.

Audio tour stops

 
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A one hour and 20 minute "Auto Tour" is available for purchase.

 

 

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Did You Know?

Warrior firearms

From archeological evidence the warriors who fought in the battle used about 45 different types of firearms, ranging from muzzle loaders, cap and ball to the advanced Henry and Winchester repeaters. Its believed about 10% of the warriors had firearms and the majority fought with their traditional weapons.