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Museum of the Mountain Man

700 East Hennick, Pinedale, WY 82941
+1 307-367-4101
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A must visit in Pinedale

If you are interested in the history and artifacts of the mountain men...this is a place for you... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Jennifer22_11
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Bozeman, Montana
A gem in our backyard

This was very interesting and I had no idea that the whole mountain man era was due to beaver hats... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2017
Joy G
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Logan, Utah
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The Pinedale region was at the heart of the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade, which supplied precious beaver pelts to the fashion industries of Europe and the eastern United States. Mountain men like Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Thomas Fitzpatrick and William Sublette carved their legends here, and opened the way for the pioneers of the Oregon Trail. The Museum of the Mountain Man shares a comprehensive collection of Rocky Mountain fur trade journals, relics such as Jim Bridger’s Rifle and the finest Native American sheephorn bow still in existence. Opened May through October and winter season by appointment.
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700 East Hennick, Pinedale, WY 82941
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

If you are interested in the history and artifacts of the mountain men...this is a place for you! The employees there are very friendly and informative.

1  Thank Jennifer22_11
Reviewed June 2, 2017

This was very interesting and I had no idea that the whole mountain man era was due to beaver hats. Learned a lot of history. Really liked the ladies who worked there. My husband always wanted to be a mountain man. We could have spent...More

Thank Joy G
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This place tells the story of the growing west better than anything I have seen or read. Do not miss it.

Thank doug b
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I am a big fan of this period of history so I thoroughly enjoyed finally getting to visit this particular museum. We spent about two hours in the museum & could have easily spent 2-4 hours more to fully 'do' the museum. They have a...More

Thank JRGidaho
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

This museum is very nice especially considering it is in a small town. Very good exhibits that they rotate occasionally. Nice building with lots of parking. Best time to visit is during the yearly rendezvous when they have exhibits outside and presentations about the fur...More

Thank Wyogunrunner
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We came through Pinedale specifically to see the Museum of the Mountain Man and we were not disappointed. The displays were was a well thought out and informative. The museum was interesting for people of all ages. Would absolutely go back!

Thank natinthewildtravel
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Interesting mountain man stuff, not the most engaging museum I've seen but not bad. $10 per person seemed a little high for the experience.

Thank MJ5007
Reviewed October 2, 2016

The Museum is first rate---very informative with good information, great exhibits and a friendly staff.

Thank ballhawg
Reviewed October 2, 2016

After spending the night in Pinedale I figured it would be a pity not to stop by this Museum. I'm glad I took the time. The museum is not super big so you can actually stay motivated to read all the information ;) There's also...More

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arlaina9713, Social Media Coordinator at Museum of the Mountain Man, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2016

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the museum and were able to get the most out of all the information panels (we know there are a lot!) We hope you can come visit again! :)

Reviewed September 26, 2016

We stopped at the Museum of the Mountain Man while visiting Pinedale, WY. It is a first class museum with many interesting exhibits. A really wonderful look into the era of the Mountain Man - what it was like, how it began, and how it...More

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