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Did you know that Museum of the Rockies provides FREE ADMISSION and PARTIAL BUS REIMBURSEMENT
to all Montana Schools?

School groups from across the state of Montana are admitted free of charge to Museum of the Rockies thanks to generous donations to the 
Opening Doors for Montana Schoolchildren Fund.

Museum of the Rockies is proud to host, on average, 12,000 school children each year.
To be sure all students and teachers have an equal opportunity to engage with our unique exhibits, we require a minimum of three weeks advance notice to create an individualized itinerary that caters to your groups learning outcomes.

Request your field trip date today by using the VIEW FORM link at the bottom of this page.


2018/2019 GUIDED TOURS
Photo collage of our upcoming exhibits Into the Arctic, Polar Obsession, and Childhood Classics

 

 

 

Changing Exhibit Guided Tours:

Permanent Exhibit Guided Tours:

IMPORTANT – Guided tours ARE NOT available on following dates:

  • Monday & Thursday mornings | September – December 2018
  • November 19 – 21, 2018
  • December 10, 2018 – January 7, 2019

OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • Taylor Planetarium: Schedule a Planetarium show that augments your curriculum! An extensive list of offerings can be found on pages 8 - 11 of the School Programs Catalog. Most shows are 25 - 30 minutes long.
  • Explore Yellowstone Children’s Discovery Center: Designed for children up to 8 years of age, this educational hands-on exhibit introduces children to the science and wonders of Yellowstone National Park. Schedule time in the Children’s Discovery Center as part of your educational adventure.
  • Self-Guided Tours: Self-guided tours give you the opportunity to lead your students through MOR’s exhibits. Allow time for your students to explore interactive exhibits independently or in small groups. Let us know which exhibits you wish to include during your visit.
  • Living History Farm: Open May 25 – September 8, 2019. Relocated to Museum of the Rockies, the Tinsley House and Living History Farm recreate the history of Montana’s homesteading era. Arrange to visit the 1890s homestead during your visit.

For more information about school visits, educator resources, and additional programs may be found in our school catalog, located HERE.
To request a field trip, please complete the VIEW FORM below.
To contact the Education office, email visitmor@montana.edu or call at 406.994.5257

View Form

School Field Trip Request

Please complete the following form to request a school field trip to Museum of the Rockies.

Please be aware that completing a request form does not confirm your reservation. Your preferred dates and times may need to be modified based on MOR availability. You will receive a confirmation email that outlines the logistics of your trip prior to your visit.

Please contact Museum of the Rockies with any questions or concerns:

visitmor@montana.edu

406-994-5257

Thank you for including MOR in your educational adventure!

CONTACT INFORMATION

 
FIELD TRIP REQUEST BASICS

Museum of the Rockies requires three weeks advanced notice for school group reservations.

STUDENT INFORMATION

*We require one adult for every eight students, and are happy to admit them free of charge. Please remember that chaperones are responsible for students at all times. Additional information can be found under the "Education" tab of our website. Click "Field Trips" to access resources.

 
FIELD TRIP ACTIVITIES

For a more detailed description of available activities, check out our School Catalog - located on our website.

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To best build a schedule that supports your educational goals, please select what exhibit(s) you would like to self tour in addition to your Guided Tour selection. Changing Exhibit information can be found at www.museumoftherockies.org

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Thank you for submitting the Field Trip Request Form. You will be contacted by MOR Education Staff within 24-48 hours of receiving your request. If you are not contacted within this time-frame, it is possible that your request was not received. Please email visitMOR@montana.edu

Before submitting your request, please ensure that your contact information is correct.

School-age children visiting with a Montana school group and one adult for every eight students will receive free admission through the Opening Doors for Montana Schoolchildren Fund. Additional adults will be charged the seasonal group rate each.

Please know that late groups may have their schedules changed and/or activities canceled.

To maintain a safe and engaging experience, it is essential that school groups follow the field trip schedule outlined for them in advance .

Groups may NOT visit the Children’s Discovery Center or Planetarium without a reservation.

A well organized trip will greatly improve your student's experience. Please be sure to carefully read all information that will be sent to you leading up to your trip and to thoughtfully outline your chaperones prior to your adventure. Additional information and detailed planning resources can be found at www.museumoftherockies.org/education/schools-educators/field-trips/

We look forward to working with you!

 
 
Explore Yellowstone Children's Discovery Center
Changing Exhibits
Living History Farm
Living History Farm Educator’s Guides
Montana History
History Hall Educator’s Guide
Enduring Peoples
Office of Public Instruction Resources
Dinosaurs under the Big Sky
Dinosaurs under the Big Sky Exhibit Information
Taylor Planetarium