Glendive Dinosaur And Fossil Museum
A meeting Wednesday between faculty at Rocky Mountain College and college President Bob Wilmouth yielded no change in the choice of the school’s spring commencement speaker.
GLENDIVE - The head and monstrous jaws of a tyrannosaurus rex sculpture poke through the outer wall of the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum.
Historical Torah scrolls containing the five books of Moses and Bibles, including a King James Bible from 1611, highlight the idea that God’s words have been perfectly preserved, Kline said.
Otis E. Kline Jr. talks to visitors on the museum’s second floor, which spotlights icons of evolution in an effort to dispute those theories.
Melanie Richard wasn't sure how she was going to create 30- to 50-foot murals for the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum while working in the cramped basement of her cottage-style home in Billings, but she had some ideas.
A group of visitors examine a replica of a triceratops, which came to the museum in trade for excavation work Kline did on a thescelosaurus found on an area rancher’s land.
Replicas of carvings of a stegosaurus, said to have been found on a Cambodian temple, are used to reinforce creationist beliefs that humans and dinosaurs co-existed in relatively recent times.
Otis E. Kline, Jr., director of the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum, leads a tour of the $1.5 million, 20,000 square foot facility. The museum is the largest dinosaur museum in the country that presents fossils in the context of biblical creation. Photographed September 17, 2009.
A skeleton of a saber tooth cat leaps toward a replica of a mastodon on the museum’s second floor.