Current Exhibits at the Saratoga Museum

Homestead Exhibit

 

Learn about the people who made Warm Springs their home during a time when practicality and self-reliance were a necessity.

Geology Exhibit

 

See the most diverse collection in Wyoming with minerals and gems ranging from India to Antarctica.

Anthropology Exhibit

 

Our prehistoric past features the invention of the Atlatl. See some of the original bones from the Casper Site or Hells Gap, where over 100 ancestral buffalo were killed.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Exhibit

 

The establishment of the first church in Saratoga meant that the community had grown large enough to support a full-time pastor for weddings, communion and last rites.

Saratoga Union Pacific Railroad Depot

 

Tour the historic Depot and browse more than 10,000 artifacts, including a collection of photographs from the late-1800’s and the Station Master's living quarters.

License Plate Exhibit

 

This collection features license plates from the 1920’s through today. Come learn about how Wyoming became the Cowboy State.

Union Pacific Caboose

 

View the historic Union Pacific Caboose, used locally when moving cattle to market. Weather permitting, the caboose is open for visitation.

Sheep Wagon

 

View a sheep wagon with original stove. It's original design is still used today by sheep herders across Wyoming. Sheep wagons are pulled by horses, allowing shepherds to stay with their flocks. Visible during summer season.

One-Bedroom Cabin

 

Explore the original one room cabin, built by a Valley pioneer. The cabin currently houses our blacksmith collection.

Past Exhibits at the Saratoga Museum

Fishing

 

This exhibit featured the history of fly fishing in the Upper North Platte River Valley, in addition to local fish fries.

Rodeo/Tie Hack

 

This exhibit featured Platte Valley history from harnessing of the River for log transport by tie hacks to the western invention of rodeo.

Virginia Large

 

This exhibit featured local Valley artist, Virginia Large, In her lifetime, Virginia painted 500 canvases--an unprecedented amount for any female artist.

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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