Learn About Pioneers Who Settled the West
Learn About Pioneers Who Settled the West
Marvel at Wyoming’s Most Inclusive Geology Collection
Marvel at Wyoming’s Most Inclusive Geology Collection
Venture Into the Prehistoric Past
Venture Into the Prehistoric Past

Museum Hours

Open Memorial Day through September

Wednesday - Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Sunday: Noon to 4pm

and by appointment

 

Closed July 4th

Location

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.

Current Exhibits

 

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.

Upcoming 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.

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SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017

Trek to Emigrants Crossing

Share in part of the journey pioneers once undertook crossing the West.

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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.

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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.

 

Calendar

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Hours of Operation:

(Memorial Day - end of September)

 

Monday - Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday: Noon - 4:00pm

 

*Closed July 4th

 

Tours:

Thursday - Saturday

contact:

 

Saratoga Museum and

Saratoga Historical & Cultural Association

104 E. Constitution Avenue

PO Box  1131

Saratoga, WY 82331

307-326-5511

email: saratogamuseum@gmail.com

 

admission:

 

$5.00 per adult (18 years of age and older)

$3 per youth (13 - 17 years of age)

Free admission for children 12 and under

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