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Bozeman’s amazing Museum of the Rockies

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Montana is a big and not very populous state, but it has a first-class museum in Bozeman that’s well worth seeing.  The Museum of the Rockies (MOR) was founded in 1957 and is affiliated with Montana State University and also the prestigious Smithsonian Institution.  The museum’s collections have grown to include 300,000 items of which only a minority can be displayed.

Tyrannosaurus Rex  Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman

Tyrannosaurus Rex. Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman


The focus of the museum is the rich dinosaur history of the region, and their collection is world-class.  MOR features the largest collection of dinosaur fossils in the United States, mostly housed in a wing known as the Siebel Dinosaur Complex. 
The pride of the collection are the ever-popular Tyrannosaurus Rex, of which the museum has 13 specimens.  The …

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