Summer (May 31 - September)

Tuesday - Saturday

10am to 4pm

 

Off-Season

Tuesday - Saturday

10am to 2pm

Tours available

2021 Museum Hours

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

Welcome to the Saratoga Museum!

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 year round. Summer hours: Memorial Day - September, Tuesday through Saturday 10am-4pm. Off-season hours: 10am to 2pm and by appointment for research.

Upcoming Events

 

EVERY TUESDAY BEGINNING JULY 12TH

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. This family-friendly, open-air market will run every Tuesday, beginning July 12th from 3pm-6pm. Vendor spaces are available for $10 per space. Call the Museum at 307-326-5511 to reserve a space.

 

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OCTOBER 16, 2021 • 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 fall!

 

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Current Exhibits

 

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.

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.

 

Newsletters

 

Annual 2021

 

Annual 2020

open year round:

 

Summer Hours:

(Memorial Day - end of September)

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00am - 4:00pm

 

OFF-SEASON Hours:

(October - end of May)

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00am - 2:00pm and by appointment for research

 

Tours available

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 by donation

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