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Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman

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Must see · Observatory · Natural History Museum
Visit Museum of the Rockies to see the largest collection of dinosaur remains in the United States, including the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex skull ever found. The museum covers more than 500 million years of physical and cultural history of the Rocky Mountains. The exhibits focus on dinosaurs, as well as life in the Rockies for Native Americans, fur traders, gold seekers, and settlers. The museum also contains the Tinsley House, a living history museum originally located in Willow Creek. Costumed guides explain what life was like for the Tinsley family and others like them in the 1800s. Plan your Museum of the Rockies visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bozeman using our Bozeman online day trip planner.
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  • My son and I had some spare time during a short trip to Bozeman to see Yellowstone National Park, and we filled the time with a visit to the Museum of the Rockies. It was a nice 30 minute walk from...  more »
  • The exhibits were wonderful, especially the visiting Creatures of the Sea and their normal dinosaur exhibits. Wish the had a map posted though so we knew where to spend our time.  more »
  • Great museum. We used our museum pass here for another museum. Loved the large collection of dinosaur bones. The kids area was great. My kids happily played there for an hour. They do turn off the noisy parts in the morning for kids that need a quieter time.
  • I love this Museum. It’s in my backyard but they keep the exhibits interesting so we go a few times a year. Even though I’ve walk through the dinosaur complex a hundred times I still cruise though every time I go. There’s also great western history there. Worth the money and the time.

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