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Museum of the Rockies

600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717
+1 406-994-2251
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We went to the museum as the last stop of our trip to Yellowstone. I'm glad we did not give it a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TravelFan48105
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
worth the drive

We drove 6 hours, all the way from Caspar, Wyoming after viewing the eclipse to visit this museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Los Angeles, ca
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Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University is a Smithsonian Affiliate, recognized as one of the world's finest research and history museums. It is renowned for displaying an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils, including a T. rex skeleton! MOR delights visitors with changing exhibits from around the world, permanent indoor and outdoor regional history exhibits, planetarium shows, educational programs, insightful lectures, benefit events, and a museum store. The Museum Store sells healthy snacks such as juice, yogurt, nuts, and string cheese. Snack and beverage vending machines are located in the lower lobby. There are numerous cafes and restaurants nearby.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the museum as the last stop of our trip to Yellowstone. I'm glad we did not give it a miss as it is well worth a visit. There is a lot to see here and several hours can go by very quickly....More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove 6 hours, all the way from Caspar, Wyoming after viewing the eclipse to visit this museum. A wonderful collection of dinosaurs and rock formations, very well captioned. Nice collection of Indian and early pioneer information a well. Plenty of free parking, nice place...More

Thank retired34
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the Museum on a raining cold day to kill time. Pleasantly surprised. The history was laid out very effectively. Loved the dinosaurs room.

Thank sdlemmonds
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, new, well appointed facility located on a college campus. Lots of great information on dinosaurs. Lots of donations from nearby land owners. There's also good info on native Americans and the early American historical development issues. The place has a planetarium.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed seeing the largest collection of dinosaur bones in the Country and the exhibits on Yellowstone and the earlier people of the Rockies. Nice and easy to walk thru the amazing exhibits.

Thank AboveAlbuquerque
Reviewed 4 days ago

Outstanding collection of dinosaur bones in an educational setting; you can even view work-in-progress

Thank RussKeeper
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in the latest interpretations of what we know about dinosaurs, this is the place. It is the only place I have seen that has different age fossils and talks about how juveniles are different than adults. It was really interesting and...More

Thank Laurence S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well done! Informative displays and arrangements of information regarding the discovery and preservation of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. There is a planetarium also, but we did not take advantage of that. There were several areas for children to be interact with the museum also. Well...More

Thank Northernillgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here so many times and it never disappoints! It should be a must stop if you're in Bozeman!

Thank Johanna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dinosaur exhibits are more impressive than what I have seen in bigger places, and we really liked the Planetarium, where we watched several of the shows. However, strangely the combination or both, the dinosaur animation in the planetarium, looked quite amateurish. In contrast, the...More

Thank AHmNrw
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4travelrats
15 August 2015|
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Response from Christopher S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how much the kids are into dinosaurs and the timing of the planetarium show. If it is the 'right' show the 4&6 year old might enjoy it so check the schedule and that will I think determine it. 1-2 hours
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