Bozeman Montana Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2915 Colter Avenue Bozeman Montana 59715 United States
  • The History Center is accessed by turning left on South Third Street (to the left of the Museum of the Rockies) and then turning left on Henderson.
  • The Church parking lot is now on your right. Pull into the lot and park.
  • Use the first entrance to the right of the building.
  • Walk to the first hallway, turn left and continue to the history center on the left.
  • Language:English


  • 1-406-586-9830



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-4:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-1:00pm
  • To make an appointment for other times, please contact the director in advance at (1-406-388-4578.)

Holiday Schedule:

All major holidays:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources



  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • There are many books available for the United States and Europe too.  We have a very good collection of books by county in Pennsylvania. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Hardware and Equipment
  • The center has five computers, all with internet access and also wireless access for your own computer. There are 6 microfilm readers, 1 fiche reader, and 4 printers).  There are app. 200 microfilms on indefinite loan and many microfiche available for all to use. 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Gallatin County Historical Society and Pioneer Museum
317 West Main Street
Bozeman, Montana
406 522-8122

Summer Hours:
(Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Winter Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Museum Admission $5.00 per person
Research Center Admission Free
Knowledgable staff and volunteers are always available to help with research

Bozeman Public Library
220 E. Lamme St
Bozeman, Montana
406 582-2400

The library has Bozeman city directories from 1892 to the present, genealogy handbooks, and free access to many subscription databases.

Yellowstone Historic Center Museum
104 Yellowstone Ave.
West Yellowstone, Montana

The Montana State Historical Society
225 North Roberts Street
Helena, Montana 59620-1201

Open Year Round
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 - 1:00 PM


Volunteer at the Center

We are always ready to accept volunteers who like to do family history and work with the public as they come into our center looking for help.  You do not have to be a member of the Church and no one will ever talk to you about the Church unless you ask about specific doctrines.