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Museum to build planetarium with grant funding

 

March 13, 2020



Carter County Museum (CCM) was recently awarded a $38,000 grant from the Montana Department of Commerce through the Eastern Montana Tourism Initiative Grant Program. The funding will be used to construct a planetarium dome on museum grounds in hopes of attracting more visitors.

In the spring and summer of 2019, the Carter County Museum brought a portable planetarium to eleven communities and over 2,500 students throughout the state of Montana. Part of the StarLab Rural Outreach Program by Carter County Museum and Museum of the Rockies (MOR), the planetarium was purchased by MOR and loaned t...



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