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Junior Paleo Programs
Junior Paleo Programs @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
May 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Offering Paleo Lab and/or Paleo Field Experience. Paleo Labs are 60 minute programs for 4 year old and up; Paleo Field Experience is 3 hours for 5-10 year old accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. 2 participant minimum.
Summer Public Field Digs
Summer Public Field Digs @ Two Medicine Dinosaur Center
May 1 – Sep 30 all-day
Reservations Required.
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 1 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
T. rex of the Deep, What Were Mosasaurs? 7:00 pm
T. rex of the Deep, What Were Mosasaurs? @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm
Free public presentation in the Park’s Pavilion.
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Paleo Hike 10:00 am
Paleo Hike @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am
A guided hike that begins in the Visitors Center paleontology lab followed by a walk to paleo microsites on the Mystery Trail.
Dinosaur Kids Day 11:00 am
Dinosaur Kids Day @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dino-related activities for kids.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 4 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 5 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 6 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 7 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
Carter County Geological Society Meeting 7:00 pm
Carter County Geological Society Meeting @ Carter County Museum
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm
Museum updates and feature presentations on Museum collections. Public welcome.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 8 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
Pre-Buzzard Day Events
Pre-Buzzard Day Events @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 8 all-day
Free campfire with s’mores, Crow Nation drum, singers and dancers, astronomy. Check website for times and schedule.
Wine & Dino 10th Birthday Celebration 5:00 pm
Wine & Dino 10th Birthday Celebration @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jun 8 @ 5:00 pm
GPDM celebrates its 10th Birthday with their annual fundraiser and the unveiling of a new specimen.
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Buzzard Day Events
Buzzard Day Events @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 9 all-day
Guided walks, Hole-in-one disc golf contest, Children and Adult Fun Run, Treasure Hunt, Paleo Hike, Crow Nation drum, singers, and dancers, Atlatl demonstrations, Train rides, bouncy houses and food vendors. Check website for times and schedule.
Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky Exhibit Tour 12:45 pm
Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky Exhibit Tour @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 9 @ 12:45 pm
Docent-led tours of the Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky exhibit available daily at 12:45 p.m. included with admission. Please meet in the main lobby to start the tour.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 11 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
Dinosaur Paleontology 101
Dinosaur Paleontology 101 @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jun 11 – Jun 15 all-day
5-day college-style course. Space limited. Reservations required.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 12 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 13 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 14 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 15 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Paleo Hike 10:00 am
Paleo Hike @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am
A guided hike that begins in the Visitors Center paleontology lab followed by a walk to paleo microsites on the Mystery Trail.
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Adult Field Experience Program
Adult Field Experience Program @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jun 18 – Jun 22 all-day
Reservations Required.
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 18 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 19 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 20 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 21 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
Movie Night: “Journey to the Center of the Earth” 9:00 pm
Movie Night: “Journey to the Center of the Earth” @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 21 @ 9:00 pm
Amphitheater – outdoor venue. Concessions available.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 22 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Paleo Hike 10:00 am
Paleo Hike @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am
A guided hike that begins in the Visitors Center paleontology lab followed by a walk to paleo microsites on the Mystery Trail.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 25 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 26 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 27 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 28 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab
Bowman Dinosaur Viewing Lab @ Museum of the Rockies
Jun 29 all-day
See the process of paleontology in action as you watch MOR volunteers prepare dinosaur fossils for research. Year-round, Monday afternoons, Tuesday – Thursday mornings & afternoons, Friday mornings, included with admission.
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40th Anniversary of Maiasaura Discovery
40th Anniversary of Maiasaura Discovery @ Two Medicine Dinosaur Center
Jun 30 all-day
Celebrate the discovery of Montana’s State Fossil – Maiasaura – in 1978 along the Rocky Mountain Front. Free admission, music, games, baby Maiasaura cupcakes and a community garage sale. Also, help decorate TMDC’s Maiasaura Float for the area’s 4th of July Parade.
Paleo Hike 10:00 am
Paleo Hike @ Makoshika State Park
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am
A guided hike that begins in the Visitors Center paleontology lab followed by a walk to paleo microsites on the Mystery Trail.