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 members and visitors with changing exhibits from around the world, regional and natural history exhibits, planetarium shows, 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.
For the health and safety of visitors and staff, Daily Attendance is Limited. To guarantee access to the museum, please make a reservation.
- If availability allows, walk-in guests will be admitted.
- Reservations can be made for the next 14 days from today, based on availability.
Please bring and wear a Mask or Face-covering.
- It will be required during your visit. Museum staff will also be wearing face-coverings
- This requirement does not apply to children under the age of two (2) or to individuals who are unable to wear a face-covering due to a medical condition. Please read our face-covering letter from MOR leadership.
Hours & Availability
- Through June 28, 2020 – Open Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Taylor Planetarium, Martin Children's Discovery Center, and the Living History Farm remain temporarily closed. Reduced admission has been applied to our rates.
- Beginning July 1, 2020 – Open Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Living History Farm will be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m. The Martin Children's Discovery Center remains temporarily closed. Reduced admission has been applied to our rates.