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413 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-5015
+1 406-442-6078
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tree house” (5 reviews)
“fish pond” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
413 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-5015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a fun place! Bring the kids and kid like adults. The coffee is great and they make there own whip cream. Everywhere you turn is a new toy or gadget or duedad. Grab a drink, find a little hide away in the shop and...More

Thank Katelyn G
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Coffee is excellent. Atmosphere is quirky and quaint. The novelty gift shop items are fun to browse and great for that person that is hard to buy for.

Thank christinemM3504XB
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is so much more than a coffee shop. Bring your kids and let them enjoy the tree house and fish pond. Get the candies you remember from childhood and lots of fun articles and cards for eclectic gifts. It is a HELENA institution and...More

Thank groupleader45212
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I wanted to buy some souvenirs while in Helena but the shop was closed. i was unable to get to the store the day before.

Thank 480andrea
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We went with our daughters and had a good time looking through their collections of chotskys. We bought a Bigfoot lunchbox, a Mr. T sound machine (I pity the fool) and a Nunzilla sparking shooting wind up doll. We also had a very good cappuccino....More

Thank Martha Ann M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This place has it all and had me saying "Wow" every time I turned the corner. There were so many fun trinkets that lightened the place up for kids or those young at heart. There was also a huge selection of tea that I ended...More

Thank Stella F
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This place has a very nice store with lots of funky antiques and postcards. They have great ice mocha and chai tea. They had lots of store items such as huckleberry taffy, bacon flavored gum and lots of postcards. We got some nice drinks there...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great coffee and snacks place with little withdrawing rooms to seclude you from the rest. Nice coffee and nice food.

Thank UlaS70
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Thus is a fun place to have pastries & coffee when visiting Helena. The coffee is the best. This is a great place to buy fun toys, books, off the wall gifts.

Thank tia2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've always liked this place because it is just plain fun to go to. Good coffee, a museum atmosphere and the best quirky crap you can't buy anywhere but here. I hope it stays like this for a long time.

Thank CeelAbby
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Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-5015
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-442-6078
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