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Jackson Hole Museum

105 N. Glenwood, At the corner of Deloney, Jackson, WY
307 733-2414
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Ranked #16 of 33 Attractions in Jackson
Type: History Museums
Description: History of Jackson Hole through photographs, artifacts and more.
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columbus oh
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

For $5 you get admission to 2 museums. Both are small and about 2 blocks apart. Shows the history of the area, etc. More geared towards 6-15 yr old kids.

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Portland, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
29 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As others have said these are two small and slightly amateur museums (by chance we had visited the Green River Museum and concur with the views of the earlier reviewer). The separation of the "Indian" museum from the settler museum felt inappropriate, and also poor history (ie did these lives and history occur in isolation from each other?). I note... More

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Rogers, Arkansas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
48 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here! There are many exhibits that are very well done. It is reasonably priced and is really worth a stop. In fact, it is one of the nicest museums showcasing wildlife that I have seen!

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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224 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I stopped by both museums on my last day in Jackson. One is about the history of Jackson Hole, but is only one room. However, it is set up nicely. The other museum is two blocks away. It covers the history of the Native American Tribes of the area. Large collection of arrowheads, as well as information about the Sheepeaters.... More

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

You stepped back in time - clothing, work tools what kind of housing and what kind of food. Animals that they had to be aware of - they really had to work very hard.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One museum is about the history of Jackson Hole and the second museum is about the history of the Native Americans of the area. Both museums were very interesting with several exhibits and artifacts.

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Missouri, United States
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is actually two museums across town from each other but the $5 entrance fee gets you into both. One is devoted to the life and traditions of the Native Americans and the other to the early cowboy. We learned a lot from out little excursion to these two very well kept museums. The cowboy museum even has a dress... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I visited both museums in Jackson Hole and loved both. If you like history or just want to know more about the area you are in this is a must visit place for you. Extremely interesting and well laid out from American Indians

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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
14 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

There are two small museums both in the central downtown area. One focuses in Native Americans and the other on settlers. One ticket buys access to each. Both were excellent, with a wealth of detail and a good range of exhibits that brought the story of this isolated valley (or 'hole') to life. There are many cameos that bring colour... More

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Centennial, Colorado
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Entrance fee is five dollars but you get to go to two museums. Both are very small but well worth a look. They have Native American artifacts and plenty of taxidermy animals. Well worth it to stop in and check them out.

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