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Residents of Montana will receive free admission to the Museum of the Rockies



Bozeman, Montana — From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Montanans can visit the Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University without paying. as part of the first MOR Montana Day on Saturday, February 25.

Visitors from Montana can check out two special temporary exhibits, as well as displays on cultural and natural history, children’s exhibits, planetarium shows, and the museum shop. Thanks to U.S. Bank’s assistance, entry is free.

The museum is home to one of the greatest collections of North American dinosaurs in the world, including a fully complete Allosaurus, a growth series of the horned Triceratops, and several dinosaur eggs. Tyrannosaurus rex and a growth series of the horned Triceratops are also on display.

Visitors can see the universe and the planet in bright colors, exciting motion, and magnificent light shows at the museum’s Taylor Planetarium. In its 40-foot dome, the planetarium is now showing “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” and “Chasing the Ghost Particle.”

Under the prism of a thawing Arctic, the traveling exhibit “Under the Arctic: Digging through Permafrost” examines climate change. The only permafrost research tunnel in the country transports visitors to the Arctic and demonstrates the engineering difficulties presented by permafrost thawing. Ice Period fossils, historical ice cores, and interactive activities are all included in the show.

“Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross,” the museum’s other temporary exhibition, features unique multimedia artwork from Ross’s most recent book.

Ross, who is regarded as one of the best comic book illustrators, has transformed vintage superheroes into masterpieces.

Through his early sketches, paintings, videos, and 3D statues of Marvel Comics characters, attendees will gain insight into how he became an illustrator.

The Martin Children’s Discovery Center is another attraction of the museum. The center, which is designed for kids up to age 8, is based on the science of Yellowstone National Park and invites little explorers to touch, smell, look at, and listen to Yellowstone’s features and species.

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