Jackson Hole Museum, Jackson, Wyoming
105 N. Glenwood, Jackson, Wyoming| Map |
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Exhibits, programs and events that capture the spirit and culture of Wyoming’s early days make the Jackson Hole Museum an ideal outing for families interested in learning more about the Grand Teton and Yellowstone area. Founded more than 50 years ago by collector Slim Lawrence and entrepreneur Homer Richards, the Jackson Hole Museum features permanent and changing exhibits. Collections include American Indian artifacts, hunting weapons and fur trade era tools. There’s also an exhibit of a homestead cabin that depicts living conditions in the Old West. There are numerous kid-friendly programs and events; among the most popular is Old West Days when the museum offers free admission and special walking tours of historic downtown Jackson. The town goes all out during Old West Days weekend with a hometown parade, horse-drawn vehicles, music and rodeo events. Families may also be interested in the museum’s Voices of the Valley, a series that features storytelling by people who live in the valley or who are knowledgeable about a topic relating to the area. Free, hour-long walking tours of historic downtown Jackson bring the Old West alive. To join a free walking tour meet at the center of Town Square, rain or shine at 10:30 am Tue., Wed. or Thu from May 28 - Sept. 26.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
With the Jackson Hole Museum’s many fun programs and events, be sure to check the schedule in advance so family members don’t miss something they want to see. Bring a jacket and maybe an umbrella for any unexpected weather changes.
Address: 105 N. Glenwood, Jackson, Wyoming| Map
Phone: 307 733-2414
Hours: Tue-Sat 10 am - 6 pm
Price: Adults (13-59): $5; Children (0-12): Free; Seniors (60+): $4