Nestled in the shadow of Mount Helena in Downtown Helena you will find Reeder's Alley. Built in the 1870's by Pennsylvania brick mason, Louis Reeder, Reeder's Alley stands today as a representation of Helena's rich history and gold rush legacy. Located at the east entrance of the Alley, visitors will find the Caretaker's, Pioneer, and Yee Wau Cabins. The property is managed by the Montana Heritage Commission. Guided tours of the Pioneer Cabin are offered June - August.Make Reeder's Alley part of your personalized Helena itinerary using our Helena online tour itinerary maker .
Reeder's Alley Reviews
This alley has been renovated to look as it once did. The buildings are all shops and such now, it's better looking than it is interesting. more »
Reeder's Alley was built in the 1870s by Louis Reeder, a Pennsylvania brick and stone mason who knew a good thing when he saw it. When he arrived in Helena, the first miners and gold seekers had alrea... more »
This place is so cool! They had very cool buildings and it was an easy walk. Very historical and useful for photographers. The stores and visitors site weren't open, though. What a cool place for touring!
Small but interesting piece of Montana's history. Visited in October. The visitors center was open and very helpful but the individual stores were closed. Rather than recreating a historic replica of the original business in a museum type display they have made these active businesses that maintain the original atmosphere and condition of the buildings along with their character. Easy walk with good views of surrounding sites of interest.
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