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Livingston, MT 59047-1379
Phone: (406) 222-0555
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Arts & Museums
The Fly Fishing Discovery Center represents the Federation of Fly Fishers which is dedicated to the conservation and betterment of the sport of fly fishing. The history of this ancient method of fishing is elaborately chronicled inside the Tackle room of the museum along with the evolution of equipments such as fishing rods, lines, float tubes, etc. along the time. A section of the museum also holds more than 10,000 flies and hosts educative sessions for those interested in learning the art of fly-tying. The books and journals inside the library are available for reading and research purposes. Call for more information.
Located in the Livingston Depot, a hulk of a brick building that was designed by the same architect who blueprinted New York's Grand Central Station, this museum pays homage to Montana's railroad past. Visitors can peer into an authentic ticket agent's office and see ticket punchers, schedules and train orders from the early 1900s. Kids can launch messages on a working telegraph or play in the kids' gallery that features a train safety exhibit and various games. There is also plenty of adjacent shopping and dining options for mom and dad.
Set inside a 3-storey high old school building, the Yellowstone Gateway Museum of Park County traces the history of Montana through its well-preserved artifacts and exhibitions. The displays include fossils, old tools, carvings, utensils, wagons and much more. Free parking is available on the street outside, and a well-stocked gift shop allows visitors to pick up some delightful souvenirs.
The Children's Museum of Bozeman is a delightful hub dedicated to pre-schoolers, toddlers and teenagers who can enjoy themselves and meet other kids. Summer camps, fun workshops, youth intern programs and special events for Halloween are what can be expected here. Private and birthday parties can also be organized in a room where puppet shows, bubbles, fancy dress, pinball and craft activities are organized for the chirruping kids. Check website for details.
Museum of the Rockies or MOR as it's commonly called was set up in 1957 by Caroline McGill. Housing within it an unbelievable 300,000 objects spanning over 500,000 years of history, this museum has caught the fancy of young school kids and old researchers too, who are impressed by the mammoth dinosaur exhibits, American Indian artifacts, the planetarium and exciting temporary exhibitions. The stunning permanent exhibitions are all about the evolution of the Rockies mountains since the past 4 billion years!
Exhibiting the past of this county, The Pioneer Museum is housed within what used to be the county jail. Artifacts and photographs recall the development of the county to its present day. The museum also conducts a number of educational events and fairs for visitors and school groups. For more information, check out the museum's website.
Established in 1990, the American Computer Museum aims to acquaint visitors with the history of computers and the development of technology with the help of exhibits and artifacts.