Saturday Kids’ Activity: Our Wild Raptors

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Montana is home to gorgeous raptors. Some are small and beautiful like American Kestrels and Merlins. Others amaze us with their size such as Bald and Golden Eagles soaring overhead. Get an up-close investigation of these raptors by looking at a number of specimens. Learn where to view raptors in the wild and how to […]

Sip & Sketch: Bugs with Nancy Seiler

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Spend an evening sketching and watercolor painting beetles, dragonflies, and more with Nancy Seiler! Nancy will guide you through the process as you relax, sip beverages, and enjoy practicing new techniques. We will work from MNHC’s large collection of insect specimens to provide up-close study for accurate representations. No experience is needed! $25 includes all […]

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Navigating a Changing World Lecture Series: A Tour Through Time

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Humans are changing Earth’s natural systems in rapid and unprecedented ways. This has propelled our planet into a new geologic era: the anthropocene. How do we navigate these changes we’ve caused, where can we have positive impacts…and where do we find hope? We’re bringing in six experts with a diversity of perspectives to speak on […]

Downtown on Tap Hosted by MNHC

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

We're excited to host Missoula Downtown Association's Downtown on Tap! Come check out our nature center, tour the exhibits, naturalist classrooms, and our green screen technology. We'll briefly update attendees on our new membership benefits, volunteer opportunities, and ways to get involved at MNHC! Appetizers will be provided as well as beverages from The Dram […]

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FREE Spring Break Kids’ Activity: Fabulous Fossils

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Staying in town for spring break? Looking for something fun to do? Stop by the Montana Natural History Center for some FREE activities for your kids from 10:00-11:00 a.m. during spring break week! On Friday, March 24th, we'll delve into prehistory by looking at our amazing fossil collection, and learn about the plants and animals that lived […]

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FREE Spring Break Kids’ Activity: Become an Explorer!

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Staying in town for spring break? Looking for something fun to do? Stop by the Montana Natural History Center for FREE activities for your kids from 10:00-11:00 a.m. during spring break week! On Thursday, March 23rd, we'll use Lewis & Clark as our inspiration, putting on our explorer hats and seeing what we can find. What […]

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FREE Spring Break Kids’ Activity: Backyard Birding Bash

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Staying in town for spring break? Looking for something fun to do? Stop by the Montana Natural History Center for some FREE activities for your kids from 10:00-11:00 a.m. during spring break week! On Wednesday, March 22nd, we'll get out binoculars and learn about our backyard birds. What birds can we find this time of year? […]

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FREE Spring Break Kids’ Activity: Outrageous Owls!

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Staying in town for spring break? Looking for something fun to do? Stop by the Montana Natural History Center for some FREE activities for your kids from 10:00-11:00 a.m. during spring break week! On Tuesday, March 21st, we'll learn all about owls. What do they eat? How do they find their prey? What makes them unique? […]

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March Naturalist Trivia Night!

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Test your naturalist knowledge in a fun and exciting game of Naturalist Trivia! You can show off your skills or come to learn new nature facts. This program is entertaining and educational for all skill levels. Bring a team or join one when you arrive. This month's Naturalist Trivia Night will be hosted by the […]

Science and Nature Night for Teachers

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

A free event just for teachers to explore where science and nature connect! During this open house-style event, you can drop in between 5 and 7 p.m. to see lesson demonstrations by our staff naturalists, check out our educational resources, and learn more about how to bring nature into your classroom. 10-Minute Naturalist Demonstrations Throughout the […]

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