Open Memorial Day through September
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: Noon to 4pm
and by appointment for research
Closed July 4th
2019 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
We are closed for the season, but will open for the 2019 season on May 25th at 10am.
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.
FEBRUARY 16, 2019 • 6PM - 9PM
A Toast to History!
Come and enjoy an evening of food, drink, and fun at Saratoga's most anticipated event of the winter! Tickets are $45 per couple, $25 per person or $30 at the door. Tickets available at
APRIL 13, 2019
Historical Treasure Hunt
Bring your family for fun and learning. Hunt treasure at historical locations! Tickets need to be purchased in advance - $30 per family. Light lunch included.
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.