Bozeman Shops Kids Won't Want to Leave

When it comes to shopping on vacation, entertaining the kiddos can be tricky. Fortunately, Bozeman has plenty of shops that appeal to kids and their parents. From specialty toy stores to old-fashioned soda shops, you'll find unique ways to keep the little ones engaged as you explore!


Museum Store, Museum of the Rockies

Museum of the Rockies is great for kids; with one of North America's most extensive collections of fossils and an interactive Yellowstone National Park exhibit, kids can spend hours exploring the museum itself. On your way out, take advantage of the Museum Store! It's loaded with carefully curated educational toys, games, collectibles, memorabilia, books, and apparel. Visitors can take home a piece of their museum experience!




Great Rocky Mountain Toy Company

An icon in downtown Bozeman for thirty years, the Great Rocky Mountain Toy Company carries an impressive selection, from old-time nostalgic pieces to educational toys that inspire

creativity, individual thinking, and community awareness through play, scientific inquiry, and reading.


Giggles: Toys and More

Located in the Gallatin Valley Mall, Giggles has a vast inventory of toys and games for all ages geared toward helping stimulate your child's development and curiosity. Explore their collection of creative kits, STEM kits, building kits, plus educational and outdoor toys. Or, peruse their selection of traditional stuffed animals, dolls, trucks, kites, board games, and puppets!


The Chocolate Moose

Another downtown favorite, this old-time soda shop and candy store carries house-made chocolates, taffy, and other sweets. Enjoy ice cream floats, sundaes, and sodas, or stock up on their large selection of candy or other Made in Montana items.





This clothing and home boutique carries an impressive line of sustainable, ethically made, and fair-traded goods, primarily from female-owned companies. Their kid's selection includes dolls, books, jewelry-making kits, baby items, and apparel.


Cat Show Cat Café

This unique partnership with Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter provides a foster home for harder-to-adopt cats. Visitors can pet and play with the cats, even if you're not looking to take one home! (One adult per child is required, with no exceptions.)


Big Sky Arcadia

Another favorite in the Gallatin Valley Mall, Big Sky Arcadia, is full of engaging games for all ages. Gather a group and explore the Virtual Reality Arena, where you can play the whole body, free roam, virtual laser tag! Birthday packages are also available.




Once Upon a Child

This kid's clothing and toy store buys and sells gently used goods at up to 70% off original retail prices. Kids love perusing, and parents love the savings!


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