202 South Willson Avenue
at the corner of Willson and Olive
Bozeman, MT 59715
Questions? Call 406-522-9087!

Open Monday through Saturday
10am to 5pm
$7 per person

Mission & History

Founded in 2001 by a group of parents and community leaders who recognized that enriching, experiential learning opportunities are central to the education and growth of all children, CMB has grown into one of the city’s main museum attractions, offering hands-on exhibits, summer science camps, after-school activities, and educational programs throughout the year. In 2016, we welcomed 15,000 visitors, and interacted with thousands more through school outreach and community events.

We understand that children make profound meaning from direct experience, and facilitating pathways for hands-on exploratory play is what our museum is all about. As part of our growing commitment to STEM education, we founded the innovative STEAMlab program, offering personally relevant project-based learning opportunities to kids ages 7 and up with the aim of bolstering interest and expertise in 21st century skills. Since 2015, STEAMlab programs and activities have reached more than 3,000 children.

Our Mission is to encourage a lifelong interest in science and technology, to connect with families through education experiences, and to nurture a culture of curiosity in our community.

Our Vision is to be Montana’s leading science and technology museum, engaging and inspiring visitors of all ages through a robust collection of exhibits and programs that serves as a catalyst for creativity, innovation and real-world application.

Museum Staff

Halley Bennett, Visitor Services
Wyatt Benson, Exhibit Maintenance
Kendall Black, STEAMlab Program Coordinator
Mariah Grimes, Visitor Services
Miranda Grover, Building Caretaker
Miranda Hoffman, MSU Intern
Pamela Jacques, Director of Exhibits & Design
Margaret Ramsden, Director of Education
Kelsey Simon, Engagement Coordinator
Abby Turner, Executive Director
Jennifer Walker, Finance Manager

Board of Directors

Marisa Bueno, Vice President
Jennifer Cox
Lauren DeWise
Josh Doherty
Mandy Dredge
Natalie Gilmer, Treasurer
Richard Harjes
Diane Harn, Secretary
Cal Harrington, President

Our Generous Donors

Ongoing donations from foundations, area businesses, and our generous community are essential to our museum’s success. As a museum supporter, your gifts sustain the vital components of CMB’s educational strategy. We are grateful to recognize our community of supporters.


2016 Annual Report

Did You Know?

You can benefit CMB by shopping on Amazon! Bookmark this page and a percentage of all your dollars spent go directly to the exhibits and programs your family loves!

We are a Blue Star Museum Member! A program of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Museums welcome active-duty military personnel and their families to join them free of charge from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Thank you for your service!