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Museum of the Rockies

Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University is a Smithsonian Affiliate and is recognized as one of the world's finest research and history museums. Known for its collection of dinosaur fossils and its permanent regional history exhibits, MOR also thrills visitors with changing exhibits from around the world, the Martin Children's Discovery Center, the Living History Farm - a historically accurate, working 1890s Montana homestead open every summer, and the Taylor Planetarium, featuring a state-of-the-art digital projection system. Visit us and experience MOR.

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

Cosmic Colors - A new show at MOR's Taylor Planetarium
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Cosmic Colors will take you on a wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color--like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Take a tour within a plant leaf and journey inside the human eye. Investigate x-rays by voyaging to a monstrous black hole and then back to your doctor's office. You'll even see the actual color of a dinosaur - based on recent evidence. Get ready for an amazing adventure under a rainbow of cosmic light! 

Season of Light
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A Taylor Planetarium original production, now re-mastered for Digistar 5! We re-mastered our holiday classic for the new digital format last year. If you haven't seen this show in a few years make sure to check out its all-new look! Learn about the many holiday customs that make the winter more festive. Yule logs, Christmas trees, the Hanukkah Menorah, luminaries, Santa Claus - all were taken from different cultures to fill the dark months of the year with more light.   

The Indian Education of Lewis and Clark
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join MOR and the Gallatin History Museum for monthly lectures focused on the dynamic and lively history of the Gallatin Valley.

MOR is pleased to host the Extreme History Project lecture series that encourages public understanding of the way our history has shaped our present. 

Tough by Nature: Portraits of Cowgirls and Ranch Women by Lynda Lanker
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - Sunday, February 1, 2015

In this inspiring exhibit, Lynda Lanker captures the strength and invincible spirit of ranch women and cowgirls in paintings, works on paper and prints. Join us for a captivating look at these iconic women of the west who gain their sustenance and livelihood from the land. Also opening September 20: America the Beautiful - The Monumental Landscapes of Clyde Butcher