If you love dragons, mermaids, and unicorns then there is an exhibit you definitely don't want to miss.

Museum of the Rockies invites you to immerse yourself in the origins of legendary beings worldwide, unveiling a mesmerizing showcase of imaginative models, captivating paintings, and rich cultural artifacts. From the mythical Creatures of Water to the majestic Dragons, each section promises a breathtaking adventure.

You can use your imagination as you are looking at the 17-foot dragon or 10-foot unicorn models.

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The Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is one of Bozeman's favorite spots to take the entire family. Or if you have guests in town, it's a great local "must-visit". Hours are typically 9am to 5pm with the exception of some holidays where hours may vary.


During the Dragons, Unicorns, and Mermaids exhibit you will get to enjoy:

  • interactive stations
  • videos
  • artifacts unveiling these mythical wonders' secrets

The exhibit runs from May 24th through January 5, 2025, so you will have plenty of time to plan a visit.

The MOR operates as an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a college-level division of Montana State University. The museum proudly carries the distinction of being a Smithsonian Affiliate and serves as a vital repository for state and federal fossils.

**Mythic Creatures is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org) in collaboration with The Field Museum, Chicago; Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau; Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney; and Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta.

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Montana's Museum Of The Rockies Is For Everyone! Check It Out

Museum of the Rockies is nestled right next to Bobcat Stadium in Bozeman. The Museum is part of the American Alliance of Museums, which means that the Museum of the Rockies is one of the 1,095 museums to hold this distinction. With over 33,000 museums nationwide, this is quite an accomplishment. 

The Museum of the Rockies is also part of the Montana Dinosaur Trail. What is that? It is a trail that runs through the state of Montana and has 14 locations. Each location will get you just a little closer to the history and knowledge of Dinosaurs.  

Museum of the Rockies has current and rotating exhibits. Currently, (December 2021) here are some of my favorites that are on display: Siebel Dinosaur Complex, Welcome to Yellowstone Country, which digs into the history of Montana, Enduring Peoples Exhibit, highlighting the American Indians of Montana, and the Paugh Exhibit, illuminating the stories that connect us with the Northern Colorado Rockies. You can see all the exhibits here to make planning your trip easier.

Museum of the Rockies is an independent 501 Non-Profit here in Bozeman. With that being said, they hold some of the most exquisite benefits throughout the year. This gives the museum the opportunity to continue to be a highlight for the city of Bozeman. Another way to continue the success of the Museum of the Rockies is to become a member.

If you are considering donating to the Museum of the Rockies, you can check it out here and decide which program works best for you. Help Bozeman keep this amazing learning tool open and available to everyone. Enjoy your time at the Museum of the Rockies.

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51 Common Items You Think Montana Goodwill Accepts, But Do not

When it comes to cleaning out the garage, closet, or storage unit, it's important to remember that many places are in need of donations of many different sorts.

It is also important to know that there are things that places, like Goodwill, DO NOT take. For many different reasons, here is a list of items that Goodwill will NOT accept as donations.

There is also a list of games that do not follow the Consumer Product Safety Standards. Call (800-638-2772).

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