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, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
High Plains PowWow in Rawlins
at the Carbon County Fairgrounds
10am to 9pm
We will be in attendance at this annual event. Click here for more details.
SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2017
Denver Gem & Mineral Show in Denver at the Denver Mart
Look for our booth at this annual event. Click here for more details.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Seasonal Closure at the Saratoga Museum
The Saratoga Museum will close for the season after Sunday, September 17, 2017 and reopen in May 2018 with some exciting new exhibits. Administrative offices will remain open for research appointments and inquiries.
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.