The mission of the Montana Natural History Center is to promote and cultivate the appreciation, understanding and stewardship of nature through education. MNHC was founded in 1991 by a group of educators who had the vision to create a natural history center as a resource for schools and the public.
December 24th-29th: Closed
December 30th-31st: Open
January 1st: Closed
January 2nd: Back to regular hours
Becoming a Beekeeper
Have you ever wanted to keep your own bees? Don Linton of the Big Sky Beekeepers will provide an introduction to this rewarding and delicious activity. Topics will include bee behavior, hive design, and the materials you need to begin. Come with questions or familiarize yourself with a completely new hobby.
Date: Wednesday, January 14th
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St.
Admission: $4 suggested donation, MNHC members free
Saturday Kids Activity
Celebrate winter and the amazing, curious, and sleepy lives of animals around us. Frogs freeze solid, bears snooze in cozy dens, and snakes slumber together in a ball. Party down with hot cocoa, stories, and crafts. Make your own hibernating creature to take home. And wear your slippers!
Date: Saturday, January 17th
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: the Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St.
Admission: $3/$1 MNHC members, adults free