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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

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Address: 5705 Grant Creek Road, Missoula, MT 59808
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+1 800-225-5355
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mid week winter great place for little ones

Had to wait for parent who had an appointment. Was great place for little one to let of supervised steam and see all the animals. Wouldn't do it in high tourist season!

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sharon Z
Hamilton, Montana
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Hamilton, Montana
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had to wait for parent who had an appointment. Was great place for little one to let of supervised steam and see all the animals. Wouldn't do it in high tourist season!

Thank Sharon Z
Missoula, Montana
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to go, especially if you have kids or grandkids! There are so many different animals to see. The kiddos will have fun picking them out..Some of them are hard to find because they camaflouge in so well. And dont forget the gift shop! There are many beautiful items to choose from. It is a wonderful experience!

Thank patty r
Hamilton, MT
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Lots of information about elk & the environment in a very family friendly venue. Always a hit with out of town guests!

Thank JeffA172
Missoula, Montana
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Awesome taxidermy displays. Very educational place to take a family of all ages. Self guided, so you can take as little or as much time as you want. Fun place to take pictures & selfies!

Thank rejoice2218
Great Falls, MT, United States
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I went a few years ago with a large group of linemen and we all enjoyed seeing the displays. The educational information concerning the RMEF was very enjoyable and entertaining.

Thank 394frederickb
Missoula, Montana
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 15, 2017

There were so many interesting things to learn about and look at, at the RMEF! We went for a school field trip and enjoyed it so much that we went back a few days later for a free kids workshop on survival... both times we were there the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable...

Thank we2russells
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Great opportunity to learn about elk and wildlife!!! Beautiful facility, merchandise and very education!!!

Thank Nancy S
Missoula, Montana
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Our grandkids so enjoy visiting the Rocky Mountain Elk foundation. They love the full sized animals and the real life sounds the animals make to communicate. This has been a great tourist visiting place in Missoula. Always run into foreign visitors when we are there. Have fun in Missoula, Judy Helm Wright--Author/Blogger & Intuitive Wise Woman

Thank Judyhwright
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

I loved this exhibit hall. While its not huge or expansive its a nice short rest stop of a visit. Great little gift shop and an ongoing video room where you can rest while the kids touch & feel the exhibits.

Thank Tess H
Lebanon, Indiana
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4 reviews
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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We were told about the foundation from a local business owner. Great displays of wildlife. Very educational. Has several Elk displays and the region of the west they came from. Very educational.

Thank Jnkstevens

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