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MOR Monstrous

January 23 – May 2, 2021

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Please Visit Museum of the Rockies Safely 

  • Face Mask RequirementAll guests are required to bring and wear a face mask or face covering that covers your nose and mouth at all times. This face mask requirement is supported by guidance from the Board of Regents of the Montana University System and the Gallatin City-County Board of Health's mask requirement. Children under the age of five (5) and those who cannot physically remove a face covering without assistance, or those who have requested and received a necessary accommodation are not required to wear a face covering. However, all children between the ages of two and four are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering.
  • Make A Reservation: We have limited daily admission capacity due to COVID-19 directives from the Gallatin City-County Health Department. Visitation tends to spike around weekends, holidays, and exhibit openings. Walk-in visitors and members are welcome as long as the museum has not reached its daily capacity limit. To guarantee access to the museum on a specific day, please make a reservation.
  • The museum adheres to strict cleaning and safety protocols.
  • Learn more on the Plan Your Visit page.

About MOR

Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, a college-level division of Montana State University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, and a repository for state and federal fossils. Experience Montana's premiere dinosaur museum including Montana's T. rex. View shows in the Taylor Planetarium, discover numerous Montana history exhibits, explore changing exhibits from around the world, and shop in an eclectic museum store.

Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum is one of 1,083 museums to hold this distinction from the more than 35,000 museums nationwide. MOR participates in the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program and is on the Montana Dinosaur Trail.

Current Exhibitions

MOR brings the world to Montana and shares Montana with the world with our changing, regional, and natural history exhibits.

Savage Ancient Seas Fossil
Savage Ancient Seas

Current Exhibits, Changing Exhibits

Move over, dinosaurs! Massive marine monsters have emerged in the changing exhibit, Savage Ancient Seas. Dive into...

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Montana's T. rex. at Museum of the Rockies.
Siebel Dinosaur Complex

Current Exhibits, Primary Exhibits

Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is a center of active research and exploration into the...

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The full-size bison next to a map of Yellowstone National Park.
Welcome to Yellowstone Country

Current Exhibits, Primary Exhibits

The Robert L. Gardner Gallery is home to our Welcome to Yellowstone Country exhibit. This...

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Selis (Salish) couple at pow wow, St. Ignatius, MT, ca. 1915.
Enduring Peoples

Current Exhibits, Primary Exhibits

This exhibition examines the lifeways of American Indians living on the Northern Plains and near the...

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The Olds Touring Car next to the 1930s house in the Paugh History Hall.
Paugh History Hall

Current Exhibits, Primary Exhibits

The museum’s history hall shares the compelling stories that connect us with the Northern Rocky...

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A full view of bronze T. rex sculpture Big Mike located in front of the museum.
Big Mike

Current Exhibits, Primary Exhibits

A bronze statue of MOR 555, a Tyrannosaurus rex, discovered in 1988 by Kathy Wankel, greets...

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FEATURED EVENTS

Feb 25
Tours for Tots: Spring Constellations

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Mar 1
Homeschool Days: Things with Wings

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Mar 8
Homeschool Days: Things with Wings

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Mar 9
Tours for Tots: Wagons, Wheels, and Wings

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Mar 10
Science Inquiry Lecture: Fighting Doubt By Facilitating Trust Between Scientists and the Public

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Mar 11
Tours for Tots: Wagons, Wheels, and Wings

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Mar 22
Homeschool Days: Things with Wings

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Mar 29
Homeschool Days: Things with Wings

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Gift a Year of Experiences

Share all that you love about MOR with your friends and family! With a gift membership, you can experience our exhibits, programs, and classes together. MOR members can also be used at over 360 museums worldwide through the ASTC Travel Passport Program. So, share the joy and give a gift that lasts all year long.

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Collage of Thomas D. Mangelsen's Catch of the Day photo, siblings playing a butterfly game in a past exhibit, a toddler, held by their mom glides on a large replica butterfly.

Gift a Year of Experiences

Share all that you love about MOR with your friends and family! With a gift membership, you can experience our exhibits, programs, and classes together. MOR members can also be used at over 360 museums worldwide through the ASTC Travel Passport Program. So, share the joy and give a gift that lasts all year long.

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