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Hot Springs Historical Museum

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Address: Thermopolis, WY
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, the favorite watering hole of American...
The Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, the favorite watering hole of American legends Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, is the star attraction of this museum.
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The museum is far larger and more extensive than I had thought. The main building has two floors just jam packed with lots and lots of historical and old timey items. They also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The museum is far larger and more extensive than I had thought. The main building has two floors just jam packed with lots and lots of historical and old timey items. They also have an annex across the street that contains 4 more buildings with more items. One of the buildings is an old country school house. I thought we... More 

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Thermopolis, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My husband and I spent several hours here on a Saturday morning and loved it. The stories of the people seemed affectionately written (in one group photo of a 71st birthday celebration everyone in the crowd was identified by name). The displays were attractive and multi-sensory. The sound of our footsteps on uneven boardwalk as we viewed what things would... More 

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Thermopolis, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was a bit disheartened to see a previous review from a lady upset there was a bar in the museum and "what kind of message does this send kids".... That "bar" is one of a kind. History at its finest. It is THE Hole in the Wall Bar. Yes, the one Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid bellied up... More 

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Thermopolis, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

There is an obvious amount of effort and care taken in this museum. Thermopolis values its history very highly, and the exhibits assembled showcase that pride in the kind of delightful fashion only small museums can capture. There is a surprising amount of objects and a wealth of information behind every piece. The issues I have with the museum are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

When the high light of this museum is a bar what message does this send to your kids.? Every small town in America has a museum just like this one poor lighting and dungeon like atmosphere .. The building looks like it is ready to fall down.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Not worth the money. Me and my family will never go back again. The people there not so friendly more on the rude. Next time I drive to the cody museum which is 100% better.

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Ware, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Dropped into this treat of a museum between lunch and an afternoon appointment. Like many museums we have visited in Wyoming we were bowled over by the love and pride the people working there had in the museum. The showpiece exhibit is the bar from the Hole in the Wall bar but there is much more, including a traditional Wyoming... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

They have an eclectic collection so there is something for everyone. They have a bench in the basement you can sit on to rest. Expect two hours to see everything and military get in free!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a very good time here. Was interesting to see more history. Stop in and enjoy the hospitality. Was well worth the stop.

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Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We found this place by accident as we were in town for one nite. What a treasure! A must see! Loved the Hole-In-The-Wall bar, a Yellowstone Carriage, many Wyoming historical items. The man who volunteered in running the place was a well of information. This is a must see!!!!

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Address: Address: Thermopolis, WY
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Thermopolis
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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