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Hot Springs Historical Museum

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Address: 700 Broadway St., Thermopolis, WY 82443
Phone Number:
+1 307-864-5183
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, the favorite watering hole of American legends...

The Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, the favorite watering hole of American legends Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, is one of the main attractions of this museum. We also have a Yellowstone stage, one-room schoolhouse, and a replica of Old-town Thermopolis.

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A must see when in town!!

We went on a slower day which made it great so that we could take our time!! I thought we'd only be about an hour but ended on being a couple of hours!! There was so much to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
MarshaW3
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Basin, Wyoming

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Basin, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a slower day which made it great so that we could take our time!! I thought we'd only be about an hour but ended on being a couple of hours!! There was so much to see!! Two levels but thankfully no stairs. It was fun to see a yellow stage coach that was used for Yellowstone National... More 

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Pete C, Co-Director at Hot Springs Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your comments! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you get to stop in and see us again. More 

San Diego
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I love going to the museum while in town. It is spacious and so many interesting things to see. It's a don't miss when in Thermopolis!

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KD5GHJ, Co-Director at Hot Springs Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Our goal is to make each visit as fun and informative as possible. We are looking forward to adding some rotating exhibits so that items gathering dust in our archives get to occasionally make their way into the public eye. Hopefully you'll get to see some new things on your next trip through!! More 

Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. Five or six buildings, full of dinosaurs to oil rigs. Replicas of town buildings. Indian stuff. Old west. Military. Worth a visit

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KD5GHJ, Co-Director at Hot Springs Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is our goal to create a positive experience for our visitors, and we are glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

We just dropped in here and we're so pleased we did. It's only $5 per adult and it's quite incredible how many exhibits there are! Downstairs the exhibits are displayed to show life in various periods and we were very interested in virtually all that we saw. A great museum.

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KD5GHJ, Co-Director at Hot Springs Historical Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! We're happy you decided to stop in and check us out. We are constantly working hard to live up to our motto, "One Hot Museum"! More 

Spring Valley, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

There is so much to see here. They are located on the site of the 'Hole-In-The-Wall Bar' where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the Wild Bunch would visit and kick back a few. The downstairs area has a simulation of what it was like to walk down the wooden sidewalks of Thermopolis in the Old West. Once you... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

We always try to see same, local museums because they feel so real and have so many different items in them. This place didn't disappoint. Five buildings full of donated and found items with a good dose of history spread throughout. Families donate pictures of their relatives and you somehow connect with those people upon viewing uncle Frank. The have... More 

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McDonough GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

You have to stop in here. There are so many things to see. A highlight is the simulation of a western street, with board sidewalk and storefronts to look into. Be sure to cross the street and check out the other exhibit buildings as well.

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is a very nice local historical museum. The displays, as you would expect, are all about local people, places, events, and general stuff. There's a nice collection of stone artifacts from around the area. Very worth visiting!

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Jackson, Wyoming
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353 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

We went to this museum when we had family visiting for the Midwest...very reasonable price and veterans go free.....We paid alot of money in a more expensive museum; but enjoyed this one much better....

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a nice place to stop for the weekend and visit the old west of the past. This museum is bigger than you might think with lower level artifacts and collections of what used to be here 100 yrs or more ago. There is a small gift shop with local artisans work in Wyoming materials. The sage brush jewelry... More 

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