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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although museums are not always high on our list...this one we decided to make a stop at. We were glad we did. When we first arrived we thought we might be there for about an hour...but we were the for two hours. The Mangelsen exhibit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Inside and out, this museum is beautiful. The architecture of the building is in itself a work of art. The art work and photography was phenomenal... really well displayed and ample information about the artists. Didn't get to eat at the restaurant but it looked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RobbieKaye22
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a wonderful place to see Wildlife Art. the Museum is just as magnificent as the Art! It has stunning views across to the Elk Refuge and gorgeous sculptures out front. Inside the sculpture continue and almost look real-life- they are amazing! Staff is professional,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kittyboy2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing restaurant with gluten free and dairy free options, sculpture, photographs, and paintings all amazing. So kind of these privately owned pieces to be on display for us regular folks!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Qipilates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inomparable array of artifacts, and at the moment, a travelling exhibit of Tom Mangelsens's photos, see it for sure.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rocashoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on December 29th with my husband and 2 sons ages 6 and 11. We were amazed at the beautiful art on exhibit. The children's area is so enjoyable for the kids. There is space to sketch, color, or make your own postcard. Kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sculpture is very good, but too many of the paintings show caged animals, or absurd shots of big cats lounging around with model type women. Some of the photos are very good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ahrenmik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a Christmas Gala and I was stunned by the beautiful art and the presentation. Only a few weeks after I visited the Smithsonian Art Museums, and I found this to be just as wonderful. Maybe even more as I prefer this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the museum in Jackson and it was delightful. It is very peaceful, and it’s great for learning about Jackson’s history. When I went I was the only one there. It’s very small but there’s a lot to learn about. You are also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank slabinskic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never visited a museum that was strictly wildlife oriented. There is a lot of life size statues in addition to hundreds of paintings. It is located just a few miles north of Jackson, there is plenty of parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
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It was $14 for adults. $12 for seniors. Less for children. No AAA discount, but it was still worth every dollar, in my opinion.
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Hi everyone , Im already planning the winter trip to Jackson , this time with my daughter (8Years old) who is crazy to see the place and the snow . There are a couple questions . - Is mid/end of December a good time to see snow and for winter activities , last year I went in Mid January and I heard people talking about not so much snow , however after I left there was 2 weeks of big storms . I rather December cause my daughter has a few days off school . But Im not limited to that . -...More
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I believe the snow coach to Old Faithful has to be an overnight (at least it was in the past from Flagg Ranch). It came in w/the morning people, dropped them off, and picked up the people heading in for the evening. Its a long couple of hours and you arrive late afternoon so its almost worthwhile spending two nights so you have time to explore.