The American Computer Museum
The American Computer Museum shows the information highway when it was a dirt road. A 20,000 year time line comes together under one roof. The Pony Express, the telegraph, the telephone, radio, television, computers and the Internet are interwoven with thousands of historic artifacts and supporting materials. Located at 2023 Stadium Drive, Unit #1A in Bozeman. Call (406) 582-1288 or visit compustory.com.
Children's Museum of Bozeman
Imaginations run wild with fun, interactive learning experiences and hands-on exhibits. Inspire artistic talent, make music, blow giant bubbles, explore science, and medicine, or build a cabin. Located at 202 S. Willson Avenue in Bozeman. Call (406) 522-9087 or visit cmbozeman.org.
Museum of the Rockies
The Museum houses permanent exhibits on dinosaurs, geology and Montana history – including Native American cultures – as well as a planetarium, a living history farm and a museum store. Located just south of the MSU campus at 600 W. Kagy Blvd. in Bozeman. Call (406) 994-DINO or visit museumoftherockies.org.
Gallatin History Museum
The Gallatin History Museum is located in the old Gallatin County Jail at 317 W. Main Street. Current exhibits include Lewis & Clark in Gallatin County, the Sweet Pea Carnival/Festival, and Bozeman’s early Chinese and African American communities. There’s also Native American leather and beadwork displays and the historic “Big Horn Gun.” Call (406) 522-8122 or visit gallatinhistorymuseum.org.
Yellowstone Historic Center
The center is dedicated to telling the story of travel to and through Yellowstone National Park, and the Park’s influence on West Yellowstone and the Hebgen Lake Basin. This 1909 Union Pacific train depot houses rare pieces of Yellowstone’s cultural history, including stagecoaches, memorabilia, and historic film footage. Located at 220 Yellowstone Avenue in West Yellowstone. Call (406) 646-1100 or visit yellowstonehistoriccenter.org.
The Artists' Gallery
The Artists' Gallery is an art co-op whose 19 members create paintings, sculpture, wood turning, flame worked glass, baskets, pottery and jewelry. Located in the Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture in Bozeman. Call (406) 587-2127 or visit theemerson.org.
The Beall Park Art Center
The Art Center features changing exhibits of contemporary art with gallery tours; classes & workshops for adults and children in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and crafts. Located at 409 N. Bozeman Avenue in Bozeman. Call (406) 586-3970.
The Helen E. Copeland Gallery at the msu school of art
Located in Haynes Hall, it is one of the premier exhibition spaces for contemporary art in the region with 7-12 exhibitions annually including undergraduate exhibitions, thesis exhibitions, shows by internationally known artists, and a series of events including wine tastings and musical performances. Call (406) 994-4501 or visit hecgallery.com.
Indian Uprising Gallery
The gallery features the unique spirit and beauty of the Plains Indians, specializing in ledger drawings, hide paintings, parfleches, dolls and silver jewelry by award-winning native artists. Located at 25 S. Tracy Avenue in Bozeman. Call (406) 586-5831 or visit indianuprisinggallery.com.
Montana Trails Gallery
Established in 1990, the gallery has provided personal sales, purchase, auction, and curatorial services for beginning and seasoned collectors. Quality American paintings from over a hundred artists, from the 1820’s to the present, have been featured. Located at 402 E. Main in Bozeman. Call (406) 586-2166 or visit montanatrails.com.
Thomas Nygard Gallery
Established in 1976, the gallery specializes in 19th and 20th century American art with an emphasis on historical western art of the Northern Plains. Located at 135 E. Main in Bozeman. Call (406) 586-3636 or visit nygardgallery.com.
Visions West Contemporary
The gallery specializes in contemporary American art with an emphasis on Western themes, featuring paintings, sculpture and photography. Representing Rocky Hawkins, Jim Dolan, Barbara Van Cleve and many more. Located at 34 W. Main in Bozeman. Call (406) 522-9946 or visit visionswestcontemporary.com.
The Willow Creek Gallery
The gallery features local southwest Montana original art, including oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, sculpture, woodworking, jewelry, fiber, and pottery for big time art in a small town setting. Located next to the Willow Creek Cafe south of Three Forks. Call (406) 285-3885.