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Museum of the Rockies

600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717-2730
+1 406-994-2251
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Great Place to Return

My wife and I had our first date at MOR eight years ago. We had not been to the museum in a while... read more

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JandD594
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Great Falls, Montana
Fabulous museum!

This is a gem of a museum. Allow 2-3 hours to take in the outstanding exhibits on geology... 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 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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600 W Kagy Blvd, Bozeman, MT 59717-2730
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had our first date at MOR eight years ago. We had not been to the museum in a while, so we visited during a recent anniversary trip to Bozeman. The main hall exhibits are tremendous, a great improvement over what I...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a gem of a museum. Allow 2-3 hours to take in the outstanding exhibits on geology, dinosaurs, Native American peoples, and Montana history. If you are without a vehicle, do not be deterred. Getting to and from via a ridesharing service (Lyft, Uber)...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here and it was an amazing place to go. My sister lives in Montana and has taken her kids there several times. Really educational and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't been to MOR since I was in middle school, and I am now in my mid 20s. But I remember it being a spectacular experience. I was not disappointed in my return. My husband and I spend four and a half hours wandering...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum of the Rockies is super fun, rarely crowded and reasonably priced. If you are visiting Montana it is a great stop for the whole family. You and the kids will love the dinosaur exhibits. They have a huge collection and it is educational and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, MT was an interesting visit, but certainly did not live up the hype acclaimed throughout this geographic area of the US. The museum is on two floors (with an elevator to go to the basement restrooms and meeting...More

Thank Robert V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this museum! Very well thought out depiction of the history of this area. I really enjoyed the Native American Exhibit and the Early Settlers Exhibit. There are plenty of hands on exhibits for the entire family and short movies throughout the day. Although this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of six of us went to visit the Museum of the Rockies and my wife and I were very impressed with the museum had to offer. The Museum is expertly done top to bottom and the display of dinosaurs was the best I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to bring guests. Many fun educational opportunities are offered for children, but interesting for adults, as well

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience every single time. Wide variety of exhibits that rotate regularly. Knowledgeable employees.

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14 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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