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Montana Natural History Center

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Address: 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT 59801
Phone Number: 406.327.0405
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Learn the crazy story of Lake Missoula!!

Great little museum. Looked like it had all been recently renovated. Must-see if you are from around Portland, Oregon and think the Columbia River Gorge is amazing. I LOVED... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
MamaHoohoo
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great little museum. Looked like it had all been recently renovated. Must-see if you are from around Portland, Oregon and think the Columbia River Gorge is amazing. I LOVED taking my daughter on an origins of the Columbia River Gorge vacation. The story is absolutely fascinating and the scenery is beautiful. Just imagine being told your geologic theory is crazy... More 

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Missoula
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10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This little museum/history center is a great place to visit with kids. They have lots of things that can be seen and touched by little hands. My grandkids were fascinated by the live snake which was NOT my favorite. I became a member and have decided to send each grand to a 1 week summer camp. These folks do fabulous... More 

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missoula, mt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Montana Natural History is a sweet and simple tribute to the natural world, focused especially on the area that we live in. The beetle color wheel, hands-on exhibits and beautiful lay-out are among my favorite things about this museum. Their natural history camps in the summer are outstanding!

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

this is a wonderful resource to the community. It tells the story of ancient Lake Missoula. It also familiarizes visitors with the flora and fauna of the area. It is an especially great resource for schools in and around Missoula and families with school aged or older pre-schoolers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Great programs for kids. Friendly staff & volunteers. Special events are also worth your time. Parking can be sparce for events, but can always be had.

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