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National Museum of Wildlife Art

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From the outside, this museum looks like a natural rock outcropping; inside this building lies some of the world's finest wildlife art.
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2820 Runguis Rd, Jackson, WY 83001
+1 307-733-5771
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Plan a visit to this wonderful western art museum built high on a hillside overlooking the National Elk refuge and meandering Flat Creek running through it. The National Wildlife Art Museum’s architecture is equal to it’s amazing paintings, bronze sculptures (inside and out) and awesome...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank jfm172
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum has a fantastic collection of paintings, photographs and sculpture. Tranquil atmosphere, great layout. A wonderful short film about Thomas Mangelsen for viewing along with a collection of his photographs. Cafe had a nice view and good food. Great place to sit and reflect...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Gina K
WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Gina, Thank you so much for writing about your experience with us. I'm happy to hear you also got to enjoy the presence of our four-legged winter visitors! We are a unique Museum in the way that the artwork you see on the walls...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful little museum. It's located just a few miles outside town on the road to the airport. The building is interesting, the sculptures on the grounds are amazing. The exhibits are varied and combine art with information about wildlife protection throughout the years....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LauraC92024
WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for visiting us and sharing about your time here. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed our museum, and the mix of our indoor and outdoor artwork!

Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful collection of wildlife art. The food at the restaurant was excellent with a gorgeous view while dining.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank DLanner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very reasonably price and had lots of art. The section dedicated to Thomas Mangelson was just super. He is a well known wildlife photographer. His pictures were super. Several of his books were out to review as well. Very convenient as it was just across...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Packerla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And a class act, too. This time of the year certain Sundays are offered free of admission along with children’s art/craft program and entertainment by local musicians! It’s sad more visitors don’t know of this magnificent attraction or make time to investigate it after their...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank jesseo582
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few miles outside of town. Ride share about $12. Excellent paintings, pictures and sculptures. Gift shop and restaurant on site. Thomas Mangelsen wildlife photography temporary exhibit when we were there.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank JustinChild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some other tours cancelled because of weather so we took an Uber out to the Museum. It was beautiful and worth the trip.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are fairly local so we visit a few times a year. If you enjoy art, you'll enjoy the museum. Quiet often they have special events or exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 588jeniferv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

don't miss this one! We were able to look out at Elk Refuge in addition to seeing beautiful artwork. Short drive from Jackson Hole town square

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Kim S
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Response from VeganCaptioner | Reviewed this property |
It was $14 for adults. $12 for seniors. Less for children. No AAA discount, but it was still worth every dollar, in my opinion.