Fossil Country Frontier Museum
PO Box 854, 400 Pine Ave, Kemmerer WY 83101; 307-877-6551;
Fossil Country Frontier Museum collects, preserves, researches, exhibits, and
interprets materials related to the natural and cultural history of South Lincoln County and southwestern Wyoming,
for the education and enjoyment of the public.
Exhibits cover the history of coalmining, Bootlegging Stills and Wine Presses,
Hadrosaurid footprint, Mountain Men, JC Penney Mother Store, Sawaya's Kemmerer Shoe Store, cattle rustlers.
Jackson Hole History Museum
105 N Glenwood St, Jackson, WY 83001;
The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum is to the history of
Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone Parks.
The collection contains upwards of 12,000 artifacts, featuring an outstanding collection of Native American pottery, weapons, and stone tools.
Museum began in 1958 as a private history museum to house the lifetime collection of W. C. "Slim" Lawrence.
Important collections include fur trade era tools and firearms and material culture from the pioneer settlement era as well as other objects of antiquity.
National Museum of Wildlife Art
2820 Rungius Road, Jackson Hole, WY 83002, 800-313-9553;
Home to an internationally acclaimed collection of fine art paintings, sculpture and photography devoted to wildlife.
Wildlife art is one of humanity's earliest artforms, dating back to prehistoric cave paintings. Its long existence in
virtually every culture exemplifies humankind's vital relationship with nature, a relationship that has suffered in
western civilization since the onset of the industrial revolution and the ensuing technological age. Established in 1987.
Yellowstone Heritage and History Museum
200 Old Yellowstone Trail, Gardiner, MT; 307-344-2664;
Open Mon-Fri : 9AM-4PM / Public Tours - Summers Tues and Thurs at 10AM
This state-of-the-art facility that is home to Yellowstone National Park’s museum collection, archives, research library, historian, archeology lab, and herbarium.
It now houses almost 3,000 linear feet of historic records, 90,000 photographic prints and negatives, 20,000 books and manuscripts, 300,000 cultural
and natural science specimens, over 35,000 archeological artifacts and approximately 10,000 plant specimens.
Lander Children's Museum
445 Lincoln St, Lander, WY 82520; 307-332-1341;
Opened in 1999, the museum is targeted toward the 3-12 age group, but also provides service opportunities for older children.
The museum offers a variety of hands-on exhibits which encompass the fields of math, science, art, music and reading.
Museum of the American West - Lander WY
1445 Main St, Lander, WY 82520; 307-332-4137;
Exhibits cover the cultural history of early inhabitants of Central Wyoming and the American West - including american indians and pioneer settlers.
The Museum is vital in preserving the heritage and interpreting the relationships among the three distinctively different cultures which
inhabit the nearby Wind River and Sweetwater valleys – the Eastern Shoshone, the Northern Arapaho, and the pioneers and their descendants.
Wind River Heritage Center - Riverton WY
412 E Fremont Ave, Riverton, WY; 307-856-0706;
Dedicated to preserving the natural and human history of the West.
The Wind River Heritage Center features lifelike displays of the Jake Korell Wildlife Collection and a collection of historic traps dating from 1804, from the fur trade era.
Old Trail Town - Cody WY [May-Oct]
Open: 8AM-8PM (May-Oct); Museum Website;
Located 3 miles west of Cody. 307-587-5302;
Collection of historic buildings, vehiciles and other artifacts from the wild west heritage of Wyoming.
The collection of 26 buildings, which date from 1879 to 1901, one hundred horse-drawn vehicles, plus an extensive collection of Native American artifacts and memorabilia of the Wyoming frontier.
Native American artifacts are representative of Shoshone, Gros Ventre, and Crow indian culture and heritage. Old Trail Town interprets the American West and Wyoming's colorful western past with its
buildings and extensive collection of treasured memorabilia reflecting live on the Wyoming Frontier.