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Museum of the Rockies

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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This was worth the drive to Bozeman

My wife and I were on holiday in Bozeman late October, we planned a visit to The Museum of the... read more

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Montana author loves researching at this amazing museum

Each time I go, I learn more I want to include in my novels that are set in Montana. The Museum of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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...more
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600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717-2730
+1 406-994-2251
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 May 2012

Great permanent exhibits with pioneer and early settlement life (through the 1940s), and the paleontology displays are fantastic!! Rotating exhibits of a quality you might not expect for a smaller museum, too. Visit during the summer season, and you can hit the farmhouse as well....More

4  Thank ESCinID
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Advertised as the Museum of the Rockies, and housed in a splendid new building, our assumption was that it would be a museum highlighting the history and geography of the area. Maybe it was - but as the overwhelming impression given by the entrance foyer...More

4  Thank liz_croft
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I were on holiday in Bozeman late October, we planned a visit to The Museum of the Rockies in our travel agenda. The grounds outside are well kept, inside the museum is welcoming and all the exhibits were accessible and informative. A...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Each time I go, I learn more I want to include in my novels that are set in Montana. The Museum of the Rockies has such varied areas from dinosaurs to Montana history to Native Americans in the Montana area. We've brought our grandchildren several...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

located in the south end of Bozeman, maybe 3 miles off of the freeway, this is a highlight destination. Lots and lots of information on the fossils and the geology of the rocky mountain area and also a very good historical section on Yellowstone national...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just a gem of a museum. It is small but their changing exhibits are always fantastic, I have been here many times and never been disappointed. They have a wonderful Permanent exhibit on Montana history and a wonderful dinosaur exhibit that will intrigue...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relatively new museum. Dinosaur bone exhibit way better than I expected. Also has a wing on Yellowstone and an Art Gallery.

Thank barbettw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, very worthwhile. Amazing collection of dinosaur fossils and bones. Reconstructed dinosaurs are amazing and it is a huge collection.

Thank mgeverett77
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Museum on my way through Bozeman MT. The facility was easy to find and had a great deal of information about the geography of the area. The dinosaur displays were well thought out and well staged. A very educational stop that gave...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time at the Museum of the Rockies. I was very impressed with their exhibits and how they tackled important concepts. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank sidewalkerj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting museum, looking at the history of the area. Plenty of dinosaur exhibits. The planetarium had a good movie about the northern lights. It is definitely worth visiting while in Bozeman.

Thank nickss1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited this museum twice and on both occasions spent a thoroughly interesting and enjoyable time.This museum is excellent and most educational but the real gem is the Planetarium.It was a different show on each occasion but both were equally interesting...More

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Steve S
3 September 2018|
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Response from Christiane P | Reviewed this property |
Just have a look in the internet.
Steve S
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Response from Cameron M | Reviewed this property |
Steve, you may wish to rephrase that. I have no idea what you’re asking.
24 August 2018|
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Response from DrPsychorat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea. However, you might try calling the museum ahead of time for hours. Jim