2019 Visitor Survey

Hours & Pricing


Museum Hours

Museum of the Rockies is open seven days a week for you to discover our world-class exhibits, dynamic events & programs, enriching camps & classes, and stellar shows in the Taylor Planetarium. We are open on holidays except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. We look forward to seeing you at MOR!

May 25 – September 2, 2019
   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.

September 3, 2019 – Memorial Day Weekend 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.


Two-Day Admission

With your admission, you will receive a non-transferable admission sticker that gives you unlimited access to the museum for two consecutive days. All exhibits and attractions are included in the price of admission.  The museum accepts cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

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

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.
Discounts may not be combined with any other promotion, discount or group rate.

For large group visits of 10 or more, please contact the Reservations Assistant at 406.994.5257 or email us.


Please Note:

  • Food and beverages may not be consumed anywhere in the museum except for in the main lobby and in the downstairs lobby. 
  • Trained service animals are welcome in the museum while wearing the appropriate service animal vest or identifier. Pets are not allowed.
  • Smoking is prohibited in and around the museum
  • Healthy snacks are available for purchase in the Museum Store. Vending machines are located on the lower level.
  • We have two manual wheelchairs available for use on a first come, first serve basis.  
  • Double strollers can navigate through the museum.
  • Parking is complimentary during normal business hours for museum visitors only. Overnight parking is prohibited.
  • RV and Bus parking for museum visitors only is available on the east side of our parking lot or on the overflow parking grassy area to the north of our parking lot if the east side parking lot is full. The overflow grassy parking area is not accessible when there is snow on the ground. Overnight parking at the museum is prohibited. 
  • Please do not bring backpacks or large bags into the museum. The museum does not store luggage for visitors.

Photography: The museum permits still and video photography for non-commercial use only in its exhibitions, unless otherwise posted. For the safety of our visitors and collections, the use of tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks is not permitted at any time. Working members of the media, marketing agencies, freelancers, and others wishing to take still and video photography for commercial (non-personal) use must obtain prior permission from the museum’s Director of Marketing and must be escorted by a museum staff member while in the building.

Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed, or recorded by the museum for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on the museum's website, social media platforms, and other marketing efforts.

Questions? Visit our FAQ page.


Looking for Value? Become a Member

If you plan to visit Museum of the Rockies more than two or three times in the next 12 months, we highly suggest that you consider becoming a member. Most memberships will pay for themselves by your third visit. Please take advantage of our amazing benefits and the year-round value by becoming a member today!

Purchase your membership at the Front Desk, call 406.994.7460, email us, or order online.