Summer (May 31 - September)
Tuesday - Saturday
10am to 4pm
Tuesday - Saturday
10am to 2pm
2021 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
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.
SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2021 • 2PM
Measure for Measure
at the Saratoga Museum Pavilion
Enjoy an afternoon of Shakespeare at the Pavilion! Measure for Measure, a “dark” comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company. The troupe will assist children in playing acting games and exercises while learning about the play backstage.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2021 • 5PM
Saratoga Museum Annual Member and Volunteer Dinner
at the Platte Valley Community Center
Come honor our founders at an extraordinary evening of food and fun! Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar start at 5pm.
EVERY TUESDAY BEGINNING JULY 6TH
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 6th from 3pm-6pm. Vendor spaces are available for $10 per space. Call the Museum at 307-326-5511 to reserve a space.
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.