Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman
Categories: Natural History Museums, History Museums, Museums
Visit Museum of the Rockies to see the largest collection of dinosaur remains in the United States, including the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex skull ever found. The museum covers more than 500 million years of physical and cultural history of the Rocky Mountains. The exhibits focus on dinosaurs, as well as life in the Rockies for Native Americans, fur traders, gold seekers, and settlers. The museum also contains the Tinsley House, a living history museum originally located in Willow Creek. Costumed guides explain what life was like for the Tinsley family and others like them in the 1800s. Arrange your visit to Museum of the Rockies and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bozeman using our Bozeman trip itinerary planner.
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We stopped in Bozeman to see this museum and were not disappointed. Not only did we see an excellent display of dinosaur bones but historic items from the local history and a display of artifacts from... read more »
The dinosaurs are the main attraction here. Don't stop in the first room and spend a half hour there thinking that's the best there is - keep moving and you'll see amazing sights as you move on. The t... read more »
The Museum of the Rockies has long been on my bucket list. It does not disappoint. They have an amazing collection of many dinosaur bones at a truly world class level. Primarily, this is because Monta... read more »
Love this museum, it is a must visit every time we are in the area. The exhibits are very interesting, my kids love the Tinsley House and being able to see history in action. The docents who work in the house are very knowledgeable about the time period and are able to answer any questions we have. The dinosaur exhibit is also a favorite with many of the fossils having been discovered in Montana. The planetarium shows occur frequently on the weekends throughout the day and are included in museum admission. This is a very child friendly museum with many things that children can touch and hold. There is a children's area upstairs for kids 8 and under with lots of fun activities. This is a great place to spend an afternoon or even longer!
We love the museum. Great exhibits and an awesome playroom upstairs. My 3 year old son loves going to see the dinosaurs and to play upstairs. My husband and I also enjoy it.
Jay Christopher Strickland
Outstanding exhibits. Great mix of visually stimulating displays with information heavy descriptions. Kids stops with toys/chairs. Definitely worth admittance fee.
This is a great museum and planetarium for adults and kids. The best dinosaurs anywhere! There's an entire kids' area upstairs and a huge traveling exhibit hall. The outdoor homestead with living history interpretation makes MOR one of the best values for your admission ticket.
2 day admission was a great idea! No rush to see everything and plenty to explore from the GREAT dinosaur exhibit and the discovery zone for kids. The planetarium also features a different show every hour.
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