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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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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Interesting exhibits, especially the dinos. Lots of activities for the kids to learn via. Interesting planetarium shows also.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We LOVED visiting the Museum of the Rockies! We came all the way from Fresno, CA to visit the Museum of the Rockies (last week) ... visiting this museum was the highlight of our summer vacation trip (which included a road trip through Caribou-Targhee National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and the Grand Teton National Park.) My son is a "paleontologist-in-training,"... More

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Anderson, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We were a little disappointed in this museum. The living history exhibit was only okay, nothing worth making a stop for. The dinosaur exhibits are okay but most are of plaster moldings and not actually bones, the largest T-rex is on tour in Japan and the other has just been shipped off to the Smithsonian. We decided to do a... More

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Wytheville, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Very kid friendly. Loved the special exhibits as well as the permanent ones. I am not generally one who enjoys museums but I did enjoy this one and would recommend it to young and old alike.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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255 reviews 255 reviews
90 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This museum is world class and contains the most triceratops fossil remains in the world. Absolutely amazing! They have infant to adult remains and show them in order of age. The progression is fantastic. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing all of the dinosaur fossils in the museum. The T-Rex cast in front of the museum was also a big hit with... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The museum is good, but pretty standard small natural history fare - fossils and skeleton mock-ups. For western history buffs, though, the Tinsley House shouldn't be missed. Outstanding actual buildings, artifacts and quality period actors make for a wonderful historic adventure!

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Seattle
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My family and I were very impressed with the exhibit. We arrived there 1.25 before the museum closed. Not enough to see everything. So much exhibits to see. With such limitations, I am glad that the receptionist told us to go through the Siebel Dinosaur Complex first. It was just enough for that exhibition.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The dinosaur exhibit is exceptional, if you are interested the descriptions of the history of the finds and the underlying science is great. Don't miss the old house and garden outside, with interpreters showing life as it was back then.

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I don't usually frequent Natural History Museums because I do not like seeing live animal exhibits. I DO however have a lifelong love of dinosaurs, especially sauropods...and so I went. Unfortunately, there were some very sad geckos living (if you can call it that) in plexiglass boxes who have probably never seen a natural habitat. As well as some that... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited here in June 2014. The grand kids had a great time. There were step stools for the kids to use so they could get a better view of some of the exhibits. It was a nice break to have some kid friendly options in different parts of the museum. Puppets of animals in on section and books in... More

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