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The Museum Store complements the museum’s vision, where all are inspired to engage in life-long learning and the process of discovery, by offering an array of hand-selected and curated products. Members and visitors of all ages will find a distinctive selection of: * apparel * literature * jewelry * educational products * toys * tabletop accessories, and * more. Discover unique items that have been selected just for you. During your visit, you will find the Museum Store a welcoming, inspiring, and engaging place to purchase gifts for yourself, your loved ones, or colleagues. The majority of products found in the store are made in the USA, with many items created in Montana or the Rocky Mountain region. We take pride in forming partnerships with companies and artists who are using ethical and sustainable business practices. Many of our clothing and accessory designs are created in-house, adding to the novelty of your shopping experience. This world-class museum is supported and sustained by your purchases in the Museum Store. Approximate 20% of all Museum of the Rockies revenue is derived from store profits, so you are allowing us to continue our world-renowned research, collections, vital educational outreach programs, rich and varied exhibitions, and stellar planetarium offerings. Museum members receive a store discount along with access to special events and the yearly member appreciation sale. View the membership levels to see your membership discount. The museum’s general admission fee is not required to come in and shop in the store.

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Members get more engagement, inspiration, and discovery! With world-class exhibits, events and programs, camps and classes, and stellar shows in the Taylor Planetarium, you will want to visit the museum again and again. Whether you join as an individual, dual, family, or business, your Museum of the Rockies membership will pay for itself in only two or three visits. Each annual membership is valid for 12 months, starting the month it is purchased. Memberships at specified levels are offered: * Individual * Dual * Family * Sustaining * Director’s Circle * Director’s Guild, and * Add a Caregiver.

Business Membership: When it comes to our Business Members, we understand how important it is for you to foster relationships, build credibility, and increase visibility. Business Membership provides all those things and more. In turn, your annual support ensures the legacy of life-long learning for generations to come. Business memberships at specified levels are offered: * Associate * Sponsor * Underwriter * Director’s Circle, and * Director’s Guild.

Director’s Society: A Director’s Society membership offers members a deeper connection with the museum. Membership gifts at this level play a critical role in sustaining the museum’s mission. Director’s Society members enjoy all the benefits of General Membership, plus: Year-round guest passes, Exclusive behind-the-scenes tours, Annual Director’s Reception, and Increased discounts in the Museum Store.

Gift Membership: Share all that you love about MOR with your friends and family! With a gift membership, you can experience our exhibits, programs, and classes together. MOR members can also be used at over 360 museums worldwide through the ASTC Travel Passport Program. So, share the joy and give a gift that lasts all year long. How it works: You can choose to have the membership cards sent to you or directly to the gift recipient. Their membership is active from the time of purchase.


Your generosity supports lifelong learning at MOR! Your gift to the museum provides vital support for your community hub for lifelong learning. Your generosity makes possible rich educational programs for our youngest scientists and artists, changing exhibits that bring the world to Montana, and ongoing original research happening right here at Museum of the Rockies.

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  • Changing Exhibits Fund: Contributions to our Changing Exhibits Fund ensure we can continue to bring the most vibrant and acclaimed exhibits to Bozeman and Montana.
  • Opening Doors for Montana School Children Fund: The Opening Doors for Montana Schoolchildren Fund ensures the museum remains accessible to all K-12 public, private, tribal, and homeschool children in Montana. This important fund covers admission fees and helps alleviate field trip costs for all Montana students.
  • Planned Giving: Make a Legacy Gift to MOR. Planned giving can be as straightforward as including a bequest to MOR in your will. Other more sophisticated options, such as charitable gift annuities, offer guaranteed income and substantial tax savings. You can also take advantage of a special program called the Montana Endowed Tax Credit, which helps you save money on taxes while helping the Museum build our endowment fund, which works like a “piggy bank” to ensure the Museum’s future.
  • Stocks: A gift of stock to the Museum of the Rockies can be a wise choice. Donating an appreciated asset allows you to avoid a capital gains tax, as well as take a charitable deduction in your taxes.
  • In Honor or Memory: Make a thoughtful tribute in memory of someone special or celebrate a special occasion. Your contribution will be acknowledged with a letter informing the family or friend you designate.
  • MOR Good Eats: Treat yourself to a great time that will also do a great deal of good! Throughout the year, Museum of the Rockies showcases its partnerships with local eateries in our community through the MOR Good Eats Program. For a three or four-month commitment, a business has the exclusive opportunity to partner with MOR by donating a percentage of proceeds from the sale of a particular item(s) at their establishment. In turn, the museum promotes the businesses and their delicious item(s) to its visitors via a slide on the digital lobby display, and to its membership of more than 6,000 households and 300 businesses in the Gallatin Valley via the triannual Seasonal Snapshot print publication and the MOR Bites monthly member email.
  • Amazon Smile: Support Museum of the Rockies by simply shopping at Amazon! When shopping, always visit Choose Museum of the Rockies, Inc. as your charity and a portion of your purchases will now support your museum!
  • Big Mike License Plate: A great way to donate to MOR is by purchasing the Museum of the Rockies T. rex license plate featuring Big Mike (MOR 555). Keep in mind, you don’t have to wait to re-register your vehicle to change plates! Museum of the Rockies inspires life-long learning in science, history, culture, and art; advances knowledge through collections, research and discovery; and presents engaging, vibrant exhibits and educational opportunities. Museum of the Rockies brings the world to Montana and shares Montana with the world.

Volunteer: Volunteers can dedicate their time to many areas at Museum of the Rockies. They are continually learning new skills and taking on new experiences and challenges.

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