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Montana Vortex and House of Mystery

Columbia Falls, MT
+1 406-892-1210
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Odd little place

This was mostly surprisingly enjoyable. Lots of interesting visual illusions, which the guide kept... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
revstacey
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Schenectady, New York
Disappointed

We have been here one other time 7 years ago, and wanted to return since the kids were older. So... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Michelle K
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was mostly surprisingly enjoyable. Lots of interesting visual illusions, which the guide kept relating to "quantum physics," a field he didn't seem to understand at all, but it was entertaining. It's kind of what you might expect of a vortex. If you're into the...More

2  Thank revstacey
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here one other time 7 years ago, and wanted to return since the kids were older. So disappointing as we had a different guide than Joe. Definitely try and be on Joe's tours, he makes everyone comfortable and was at least more...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

So, while our tour guide was less than enthusiastic and borderline rude, we enjoyed our visit. The house alone was entertaining enough for the kids. With a more convincing and/or enthusiastic guide and it would have been 4 stars.

Thank htbyrn
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

A lot like the fun house at old time amusement parks in the old days. Grounds are well kept. Guide was very nice and informative. Kinda fun but not worth a special trip. Price is fair.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good place to take kids when the weather is cool. Fun and different and at $10.00, what's Not to like!

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting but a little boring. The tilted house was fun though, and the owners are very nice folks.

Thank MarkTrish L
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Was a fun kooky roadside stop. I thought it was worth the $10. Interesting place. Take it for fun you never know. You may start to believe in vortexes. If not. It's always interesting to chat about big foot. I would say to stop for...More

Thank Joe O
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This is a total waste of money! Most of the tour is outside. All it is about is illusions. The tour guide talked so fast it was hard to understand

Thank brianbZ4391UZ
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My 10-year-old granddaughter enjoyed the novelty of a kind of "magic" energy that causes optical illusions. It's a guided tour, mostly outdoors (some umbrellas provided as needed). Robert, our guide, was enthusiastic and provided theories to explain the phenomena we witnessed (people appear to change...More

1  Thank grannyzip
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Really fun to visit - very knowledgeable staff - everyone super friendly with sense of humor. Interesting stop - worth the time!

Thank mashfam1
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Leah B
24 April 2017|
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Response from pilothouse2015 |
It's at 7800 Hwy 2 East, on the left side of the road as you leave Columbia Falls. Easily visible from the highway.
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