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Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center

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Address: 909 West Ramshorn Street., Dubois, WY 82513
Phone Number:
+1 307-455-2284
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Dubois Museum: Wind River Historic Center is located in the Upper Wind...

The Dubois Museum: Wind River Historic Center is located in the Upper Wind River Region of Western Wyoming within two hours of Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The Dubois Museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts related to the Mountain Shoshone Indians, Historic Dude Ranches, the Tie Hack Industry and local history.

The Dubois Museum hosts Discovery Speakers programs, Children's Exploration programs and Adventure Trek programs that take visitors on excursions to culturally important areas in the area.

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Free admission and an education on local history. They have several building's, you can go through and see how people here used to live. Very helpful and informative staff.

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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12 reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Free admission and an education on local history. They have several building's, you can go through and see how people here used to live. Very helpful and informative staff.

Thank Winterhawk1960
Amarillo, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great exhibits, lots of information about the area and the people who have inhabited the area. Pictures, stuffed animals videos, some old time farm equipment and a replica of the early town.

Thank becconk
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to visit this Museum. I probably would have given it 5 Stars if I had been able to get in the buildings. We stayed on the opposite side of town, and the day we left we actually came back into town because things on the internet said it was open at 9 a.m. when we got there... More 

Thank Marysland
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Great museum for a small town. My boys enjoyed the hands on displays and all the artifacts on display. It is small but a very nice surprise.

Thank Jennifer F
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The inside of the museum if full of very interesting artifacts, but my favorite part was the historical cabins that were brought in from around the area. They highlighted local historical figures and gave a great overview of the tie hack industry. Really worth seeing!

Thank RailFan1962
Jackson Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Very well organized museum with a main building as well as historic buildings that were move on site. Lots of information about the people and happenings in the area. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank JacksonHole_9
Highlands Ranch
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

What an impressive museum this is! There are several buildings filled with local artifacts. There isn't an admission charge! You wander in and out of the various restored buildings. It is easy to find as the location is on the main highway that runs through town. If you are at all interested in history, or just want to stretch your... More 

Thank sharona717
Lehi, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The most memorable thing for me, from this museum, are the ram's skulls that have been found in trees (from the sheep-eater Indians) and preserved in the museum. Three years ago they had one such specimen, now they have two. Something very interesting that I have never seen elsewhere. Our kids also love the musuem - they really liked the... More 

Thank Nathan B
Santa Fe, NM
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Well worth your time to visit. Provides lots of information about the area. And the staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Schofield1956
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Interesting info on this area with good displays and wildlife. Free, but give em a donation. Terrific scenic highway 287 before and after Dubois.

Thank Richard B

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