The Montana Natural History Center is celebrating 25 years!Master NaturalistCommunity ActivitiesSummer Outdoor Discovery Day CampsTeacher Resources
MNHC will be closed on Friday, October 21st,
for a staff retreat. 

Updated Building Photo 5.14 - tweaked & cropped

The mission of the Montana Natural History Center is to promote and cultivate the appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of nature through education. Founded in 1991, MNHC was the brainchild of a group of educators who were involved in various efforts to educate both kids and adults about the natural history of western Montana, and who decided to unite those efforts into one environmental education organization. MNHC provides nature education programming for people of all ages through summer camps, kids’ activities, Visiting Naturalist in the Schools, Master Naturalist certification courses and Field Days, evening lectures, Field Notes on Montana Public Radio, Center Visits, and more. Please stop by and visit!

Field Notes Book CoverWe are thrilled to present our newly-published book, Field Notes from the Montana Natural History Center, showcasing 134 of the insightful observations from local naturalists that have aired on Montana Public Radio over the last 25 years.

With topics ranging from birds to geology to insects to mammals and more, Field Notes from the Montana Natural History Center is a perfect gift for your children, parents, friends, and family! Purchase price is $17.95, with all proceeds going to support our natural history education programs. Purchase your copy at MNHC or place your order here!