Downtown Bozeman is where the heart and soul of the city resides. You can experience it during parades throughout the year, Music on Main, local Artwalks, movies, author readings, live theatre, and so much more. When you dive into our local entertainment, you take away a bit more of this town than meets the eye. Plus, we guarantee you’ll have a great time — whether you stay with us or not.

Live Music

The Rialto
A historic theater brought to life in the 1920’s, was renovated and revitalized nearly 100 years later by the same ownership group as The LARK. Located on Main Street in the heart of downtown Bozeman, the Rialto hosts live music and shows, and provides an intimate space for private gatherings and celebrations.

The ELM
The ELM is Bozeman’s newest live entertainment venue, owned and operated by Logjam Presents. Logjam brings in a diverse selection of talent that never disappoints.

Live From The Divide
Live From The Divide hosts songwriters in an intimate venue on the north side of Bozeman, Montana. Every month, artists take the small stage in the 100-year-old brick-and-wood building near the old railyard, giving no more than 50 audience-goers at a time the chance to hear genuine American Roots music with unique, raw acoustics, in an up-close-and personal experience.

Music on Main
Every Thursday evening from early July to mid-August, enjoy live music, food and fun in Downtown Bozeman. Kids activities run from 6:30 PM to 8 PM; Live Music from 7 to 8:30PM.

 

Museums

Museum of the Rockies
A Smithsonian Affiliate, The Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is a world-class museum renowned for displaying an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils, including the fully-mounted Montana’s T. rex skeleton! MOR delights guests with changing exhibits from around the world, cultural and natural history exhibits, planetarium shows, educational programs, insightful lectures, and more.

Gallatin History Museum
Step back in time and learn about the history of the Gallatin Valley. In addition to jail cells and a hanging gallows, the museum maintains displays illustrating the unique histories of a variety of people who have called Southwest Montana home. Permanent exhibits include the infamous Big Horn Gun, a life-size Pioneer cabin, exhibits on women, agriculture, music and the history of the jail.

American Computer & Robotics Museum
The American Computer & Robotics Museum inspires visitors of all ages to explore the past and imagine the future of the Information Age through thought-provoking exhibits, innovative storytelling, and the bold exchange of ideas.

Montana Science Center
Montana Science Center is where science and play connect. The center presents hands-on, sensory exhibits and programs that foster imagination, curiosity, creativity, and self-confidence. Families with children of all ages are welcome.

Theaters, Plays, and More

The Ellen Theater
Originally built in 1919, the historic Ellen Theater has a nostalgic ambiance coupled with varied and imaginative programming. Owned by Montana TheatreWorks, The Ellen hosts movies, live music, plays, presentations and more.

The Emerson Cultural Center
From community events to film screenings, art classes to concerts, and dances to dinners, the Emerson inspires wonder, discovery, conversation, and ingenuity for curious minds of all ages.

The Bozeman Bowl
The Bowl is Bozeman’s favorite bowling alley.

Not finding what you’re after? Check out what our friends at the Downtown Bozeman Association recommend — another great resource for the best of Bozeman! Or, check in with your front lobby guides for additional suggestions.