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Billings, Little Big Horn, and the Montana Plains Sights

Great Plains Dinosaur Museum and Field Station

Fodor's Review

Surprisingly sophisticated given the location, this great little museum is right next door to the Phillips County Historical Museum. The station houses some of Montana's finest fossils and includes a fossil preparation laboratory that visitors can view. Specimens on display include Roberta, a well-preserved Brachylophosaur, and Leonardo, which has been celebrated as the best-preserved dinosaur fossil ever discovered. Both specimens were unearthed near Malta. Other gems

include rotating exhibits of fossil collections and a great kids' education program. The station includes a gift shop. Amateur dino hounds can sign up here for a guided dig.

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Sight Information

Address:

U.S. Highway 2 East, Malta, Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge, Montana, 59538, United States

Phone:

406-654–5300

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 12:30–5.

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