Visit Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman!

Please make plans to visit Museum of the Rockies on your next visit to Bozeman. Most guests spend 3 - 6 hours at the museum and we welcome you to stay longer. 

Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit institution, a college-level division of Montana State University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, and a repository for state and federal fossils. MOR is recognized as one of the world's finest research and history museums. It is renowned for displaying an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils, including the mounted Montana's T. rex skeleton!MOR delights visitors with changing exhibits from around the world, permanent indoor and outdoor regional history exhibits, planetarium shows, educational programs, insightful lectures, benefit events, and a museum store.

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

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Museum Hours & Holiday Closures

Now – May 22, 2020
  Museum & Store | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  Martin Children's Discovery Center | 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Annual Museum Closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day
Early Closure: We will close early at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

May 23, 2020 – September 7, 2020
   Museum | 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
   Museum Store | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
   Martin Children's Discovery Center | 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
   Living History Farm | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m

Two-Day Admission Rates

Adults: $14.50
Kids: ( age 5–17) $9.50
Children: (age 4 and under) Free
Senior Citizens: (age 65+) $13.50
Montana State University Students: $10 (with valid ID).

  • As a member of a science center or museum participating in the ASTC Travel Passport Program, you are eligible for complimentary general admission for two adults, plus children or grandchildren under the age of 18.
  • We offer a 10% AAA discount with a valid AAA membership card.
  • We offer a $1 per person discount for Active Military personnel, their spouse, and children.

MOR Reviews

The Bozeman community and visitors show their appreciation for Museum of the Rockies:

  • Bozone’s Best of Bozeman Awards
    • Best Place for Kids' Activities: 2009 - 2019
    • Best Place for Family Fun: 2013 - 2019
  • Bozeman Magazine’s Readers Choice Awards
    • Best Museum/Historic Site: 2016 - 2020
    • Best Place to Take Your Kids: 2016 - 2020
    • Best Place to Impress Out of Town Guests 2019 - 2020
    • Most Memorable Event in the Past Year: 2016 Wine & Culinary Classic
  • TripAdvisor
    • Top Things To Do In Bozeman
    • Certificate of Excellence: 2012 - 2019