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Museum of the Rockies

Travel back in time 80 million years and see life in a dinosaur nesting colony. Explore a blacksmith’s shop, try out a saddle, peer inside an authentic Native American tipi. Experience homestead life in the Tinsley House. Daily programs at the Taylor Planetarium bring the stars, galaxies, and heavens down to earth before your very eyes. The Martin Discovery Room is a great place for children (pre-school to age 8) to learn to play. Be a time traveler at the Museum of the Rockies, located at the southeast corner of the campus. Call for activities, exhibits and admission fees.

600 W. Kagy Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59717
Telephone: 994-DINO (406-994-2251)


 Museum of the Rockies

Handicapped accessible

Upcoming events in the Museum of the Rockies

Urban Homesteading Series: Basics of Beekeeping
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to set up a new hive and where to find the tools and supplies you need to keep your hive healthy and strong. Gain expertise in basic honey bee biology and learn valuable strategies for coping with common pest and diseases. 

Join us for a new event at Museum of the Rockies' Living History Farm. Hops & History: Local Beer, Free History! Enjoy beer from a different local brewery as we explore the history of brewing in Montana in a monthly evening just for adults! Must be 21 or older.

Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - Monday, September 1, 2014

Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica, scientists are detecting and using tiny and elusive particles called neutrinos to explore the insides of stars and galaxies. These ghostly neutrinos give us an exclusive look into exploding stars and black holes. You will get stunning views of the most remote locations on Earth to the unexplored regions of the cosmos on a journey you will never forget.

Urban Homesteading Series: Rising Urban Chickens
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Understand all the essentials of raising your own chickens. From building a coop to obeying the city ordinance, this workshop will teach the basics of owning chickens. 

Farm Festival at MOR's Living History Farm
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come and enjoy the Living History Farm in a celebration of the fall harvest time on a homestead. Costumed interpreters will pull out all the stops as they demonstrate blacksmithing, quilting, weaving, basket making, and so much more. You can enjoy garden tours and experience what life was like in 1890s Montana. Live music will be provided by the Gallatin Grass Project.