• Great Plains Dinosaur Museum

    "We crossed the Missouri… [into] the midst of the fossil fields which we had come so far and at such risks to explore. All about us stretched the interminable labyrinths of the Badlands.”  – Charles Sternberg with Professor Cope in Montana in 1876, “My Life as a Fossil Hunter” 1909
  • Our Exhibits

    From nearly complete dinosaurs to the smallest of pine cones, the fossils in the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum are known for both their beauty and scientific impact as well. Check out the Exhibits page. Read More
  • Dig Programs

    Have you ever wanted to join in a dinosaur dig or explore land to make new discoveries?  If so, then join one of the Summer Field Programs at the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum! Check out both the Adult and the Junior Field and Laboratory Programs. Read More
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We are currently closed for the winter. We look forward to seeing you in the spring!

Sept - April: Closed for winter; open by appointment only. Please call 406-654-1578 to arrange a tour for 5 or more adults during the off-season.

May: Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm; Closed Sunday & Monday

June, July, August: Open daily. Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm. Sunday 12:30 pm-5pm. Open all 3 days of Labor Day weekend Sept 5-7.


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Junior Programs!


Available Summer 2015!

 Do you have a child who is fascinated with dinosaurs or other prehistoric life?  Then he or she would enjoy the two different Junior Paleontologist Programs the museum offers.

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