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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

The Big Sky Tonight: Winter Skies
Friday, January 2, 2015 - Sunday, March 1, 2015

The winter skies are full of bright stars and familiar constellations; come inside and stay warm while you view the Big Sky above us. 

Anne Camper, Regents Professor in Montana State University's Department of Civil Engineering, will continue the university's Provost's Distinguished Lecturer Series with "From Watershed to Tap: The science and engineering of your drinking water." The event is set for 7 p.m....

Lecture and book-signing with Andrew Graybill
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Andrew Graybill, Professor and Chair of the William P. Clements Department of History and Co-director of the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University, will talk about his book, "The Red and The White: A Family Saga of the American West."

The (un)Natural History of William Hornaday's American Bison Group
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Elise R. Donohue Lectures of the American West, In memory of Walter S. Rosenberry In 1886, William Hornaday harvested six American Bison from eastern Montana. As chief taxidermist for the Smithsonian Institution, he mounted these specimens and displayed them in the Institution's main gallery on the National Mall in Washington, DC, as examples of a species of animal that he feared would soon be extinct. Join author Douglas Coffman as he recounts his own search for the history and final home for Hornaday's bison group; a story that includes several Montana museum collections--including the Museum of the Rockies!

Supplying Custer: The Powder River Supply Depot, 1876
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MOR is pleased to host the Extreme History Project lecture series that encourages public understanding of the way our history has shaped our present. Speakers will take a fresh look at intriguing historical topics.