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National Museum of Wildlife Art

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Address: 2820 Runguis Rd, Jackson, WY 83001
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+1 307-733-5771
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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From the outside, this museum looks like a natural rock outcropping; inside...

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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Awesome place to spend a couple hours while you're in Jackson!

How special it is to have a National Art museum right here in Jackson Hole. You don't want to miss this place if you're just passing through or if you're staying for awhile. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jay W
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Jackson, Wyoming

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

How special it is to have a National Art museum right here in Jackson Hole. You don't want to miss this place if you're just passing through or if you're staying for awhile. They have a few rooms with temporary collections that change frequently, but my favorite room is their Carl Rungius collection. Rungius was a true master of wildlife... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love love love the kid area. It's very creative, recommend for kids 3 yrs to 8 yrs. I believe they offer a FREE day once a month - not sure the deal is still going on for locals.

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Thank cmcook
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow - amazing exhibits and art! I would highly recommend a visit to this museum with a beautiful collection of nature art. The building itself is a work of art. Great gift shop too.

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My favorite painting Robert Bateman's The Chief. There are rotating exhibits. The gift shop is wonderful. I bought a small totem pole about 4 years ago. It is in my office and reminds me of the museum. The cafe had fabulous views and very good food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stone exterior is beautiful as it blends into the hill is sits up against. Reception was excellent - pleasant greeting and talk us up just a bit. It was the week after Christmas and decorations were still up....that was nice. The art is wonderful. From paintings to sculpture, and many informative placards throughout which really added to the experience. We... More 

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WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review of your experience. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us! More 

DeLand, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love wildlife this is a must. The stacked stone building is a work of art. Drive the winding road to be greeted by massive wildlife sculpture. Simply magnificent. The interior is a work of art. Albert Bierstadt to George Catlin and Carl Rungius. Fantastic.

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WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us this review! If you visit in the summer when it’s warmer, you’ll be able to enjoy 16 large outdoor wildlife sculptures along our outdoor Sculpture Trail! More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful museum, very modern and really intriguing. Amazing works of art. They have paintings displayed from artists dating back to 1700 and 1800's. Take the time to read the history behind the artists. We really liked this museum. It is nestled up on a hill.

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WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, thank you for the review. There is some great history behind the artists and we’re glad you took the time to appreciate the history; it definitely adds another layer of understanding to the artwork. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to take in the Wildlife Art Museum when we are in Jackson. My favorites are the buffalo emerging from a dust storm and the artist studio with artifacts left just as it was when Rhingus was painting around the turn of the 20th C. Cafe serves good food too.

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WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. That painting you refer to is “Chief” by Robert Bateman, painted in 1997. It is quite impressive indeed! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went solo while rest of fan took a very cold trip down the Snake. Amazing museum, very nice way to spend the afternoon. Don't miss the view of the Elk. Bonus was delicious chocolate dessert from Spring Creek Ranch in the small restaurant

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WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time here! More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful museum with a wide variety of western themed art. It is definitely worth a visit and can take as long or short a time as you like to walk through. There is also a lot of history about the town of Jackson. The patio affords a wonderful view of the elk refuge.

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WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this review

Hi Leslie, thank you for writing us a review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

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