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Museum of the Rockies

600 West Kagy Boulevard, Bozeman, MT
406-994-2251
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Bozeman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums, History Museums, Observatories/ Planetariums
Description: Special interest museum that preserves and interprets the natural and cultural history of the Northern Rocky Mountain region in the United States.
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Portland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The displays and local "finds" are truly amazing. The size of the fossils and rebuilt skeletons are truly FANTASTIC! Montana is truly the "Treasure State" in more ways than one. There are also 2 rotating gallery exhibits and we were fortunate to visit "America the Beautiful"--the Landscape Photography of Clyde Butcher, touted as this generation's Ansel Adams. It was breath-taking.... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We took my three-year-old here. With such a wide variety of exhibits, there was something interesting for everyone. The dinosaurs were of course fascinating, the historical things were interesting, and I especially liked a photography and art exhibit they had (Tough by Nature Portraits of Cowgirls and Ranch Women of the America West by Lynda Lanker and America the Beautiful:... More

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Portland, Oregon
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94 reviews 94 reviews
18 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Very nice museum, well-located and interesting with Smithsonian-like displays of old cars and coaches, dinosaurs.

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Billings, Montana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I liked the variation of the displays and the overall feel of the region and history. The women's history display was well done and much needed. I liked the depth they went into with the dinosaur displays.

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Visit here before anything else. It gives a great introduction to the area especially the Dinosaur connection and Native American Indian history. Well laid out, spacious and well lit. Nice shop. Downside - nowhere to have coffee or snack, nearest is long walk or short drive.

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Portland, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very nice though somewhat small museum with a focus on fossils from the area. The traveling photography exhibit was world class and well worth the price of admission.

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columbus oh
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Easy, convenient parking. AAA accepted and admission good for 2 days. Exhibits inside and several outside mainly geared towards kids. Dinosaur exhibit is one of the best in the world and was very well done. I would budget 1-2 hrs as it is medium sized.

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Salem, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you have any interest in dinosaurs, this is the museum to visit. More than we could take in during the morning.

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Bozeman, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This museum pulls in some of the most interesting exhibits. I have seen a Napoleon exhibit, WWII photographs, Davinci, etc. The dinosaur exhibits will satisfy even the most hard core dino fan in your family. If you are coming here for the the first time, this should be on your MUST DO list. In the summer, the living history farm... More

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I wish we had had more time to spend here. You could easily spend an entire day going through the entire place. Of course, the best part is the dinosaurs! Fascinating exhibits and we learned so much. Loved the hall where all the various ages of stegosaurus specimens were lined up. We watched them in the work room freeing a... More

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