Open Memorial Day through September
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: Noon to 4pm
and by appointment
Closed July 4th
104 E. Constitution Avenue
PO Box 1131
Saratoga, WY 82331
Just 20 miles south of I-80 and 8 miles north of the
Snowy Range Scenic Byway access
Chase Your Trails at the Saratoga Museum
Plan Your Visit
Located in Saratoga, Wyoming, the Saratoga Museum houses an impressive collection of over 10,000 artifacts and 5 rotating exhibits.
Open seasonally from Memorial Day weekend through September, the Museum houses the most diverse geological collection in the state of Wyoming with minerals and gems ranging from India to Antarctica. When you visit, you’ll learn about the creation of Saratoga and Wyoming from it's early geology through the pioneer settlers to modern times. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday 10am-4pm and on Sunday’s noon to 4pm.
Housed in Saratoga’s original 1915 Union Pacific Railroad Depot, the Saratoga Museum's exhibits feature the area's geological uprising and prehistoric past, the determination of pioneer men and women who settled the West, and how the arrival of the Union Pacific Railroad brought commerce and industry to the Valley.
The museum grounds also feature an original one-room cabin built by a Valley pioneer that houses a blacksmith collection, a sheep wagon, an original Union Pacific Caboose and an outdoor pavilion for weddings, family reunions and other special events.
SATURDAY, JULY 22 • 2PM - 3PM
Wind Clackers (Summer Camp)
Kids learn about how to sand and traditionally wax wood. Disks will then be strung to provide the concept of a wind chime.
SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017
Trek to Emigrants Crossing
Share in part of the journey pioneers once undertook crossing the West.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12
10AM - 11:30AM
Train Whistles (Summer Camp)
Kids learn how to make and decorate a train whistle. Learn train signal whistle blows and play a game.
About the Museum
The Saratoga Historical and Cultural Association (SHCA) seeks to deepen understanding of the historic, prehistoric, geological, and cultural past of the town of Saratoga and its relevant place in Platte Valley, Carbon County, and the State of Wyoming; strengthen the bond of the local community; and provide an educational stimulating and positive experience for museum visitors.