Tuesday - Saturday: 10am to 2pm
and by appointment for research
2020 Museum Hours
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
Our 2020 Season begins Saturday, May 23rd!
Plan Your Visit
Located in Saratoga, Wyoming, the Saratoga Museum houses an impressive collection of over 10,000 artifacts and rotating exhibits.
Open year round, 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 Memorial Day - September, Tuesday through Saturday 10am-4pm and on Sunday’s 10am to 2pm. Off-season hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10am to 2pm and by appointment for research.
Housed in Saratoga’s original 1915 Saratoga - Encampment Railroad Depot, the Saratoga Museum's exhibits feature the area's Geological formation and prehistoric past, the determination of the pioneers who settled in the North Platte Valley, helped bring the arrival of Union Pacific Railroad, commerce and industry to the area.
The museum grounds also feature an original one-room cabin built by the Waint family who are valley pioneers. The cabin houses a blacksmith collection. The grounds are home to an original emergency and noon whistle and a sheep wagon which was donated by the Savage family. Included on the ground is a pavilion for weddings, reunions and special events. A Union Pacific caboose which can be used for back ground pictures.
FEBRUARY 22, 2020 • 6PM - 9PM
A Toast to History!
at the Platte Valley Community Center
Come and enjoy an evening of food, drink, and fun at Saratoga's most anticipated event of the winter!
EVERY TUESDAY BEGINNING JULY 7TH
3PM - 6PM
"Turnip the Beet" Farmer's Market & Craft Fair
at the Saratoga Museum
Stop by the Farmer's Market and Craft Fair at the Saratoga Museum for fresh produce and Wyoming crafts.
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 North Platte Valley; strengthen the bond of the local community; and provide an educational stimulating and positive experience for museum visitors.