Dubois Museum - Wind River Historical Center

Dubois Museum - Wind River Historical Center

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About Us

The Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center is one of three museums operated by Fremont County. Located in the Upper Wind River Region, the Dubois Museum focuses on Native American history & culture, the Tie Hack Industry, Guest Ranch history and geology.

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Painted Elk Hide
CM Ranch collection
Geology Trek
Bomber Crash Site
School Tours
Children's Programs
Embedded Big Horn Sheep Horns
Dubois Museum Day

Events

“Mason Draw Adventure Trek"
“Mason Draw Adventure Trek"
  • Come explore the gorgeous views and amazing geology of Mason Draw on this Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek on May 18th from 9-2pm.
  • Tuesday May 18, 2021
“Buckskins and Ballgowns: A History of Fashion and Dress ‘Out West”, 1920-1940”
“Buckskins and Ballgowns: A History of Fashion and Dress ‘Out West”, 1920-1940”
  • Dr. Goodrum’s richly illustrated presentation will unpack the history of the vacation wardrobe in the American West.
  • Thursday May 27, 2021
"Mason Draw" Children's Exploration program
"Mason Draw" Children's Exploration program
  • Kids Corner #1: Explore Mason Draw! This program will focus on teaching kids to hike in the outdoors while learning about plants, birds, animals and rocks.
  • Wednesday Jun 2, 2021
“Ice Cream Making”
“Ice Cream Making”
  • Everyone likes ice cream, but how do you make it? This event will talk about the science of making ice cream, while you make your own homemade ice cream.
  • Wednesday Jun 9, 2021
“Learning about American Prisoner of War Camps Across America by Kathy Kirkpatrick”
“Learning about American Prisoner of War Camps Across America by Kathy Kirkpatrick”
  • Kathy Kirkpatrick lectures at conferences on topics including: ''Italian Research in America and Italy'', ''Enemy Alien Camps Across America''.
  • Thursday Jun 10, 2021
“Archaeology Dig for Kids”
“Archaeology Dig for Kids”
  • Dig into the field of Archeology with a dig box, wall painting, snacks, crafts, and more for the whole family at the Dubois Museum from 10am!
  • Wednesday Jun 16, 2021
“Flint Knapping with Rock Candy”
“Flint Knapping with Rock Candy”
  • How do you make tools like points and knives from rocks? It’s called flint knapping! Come learn how to knap your own tools at the Dubois Museum.
  • Wednesday Jun 23, 2021
“Tie Hack: The First Years”
“Tie Hack: The First Years”
  • You will learn about the railroad ties that were cut and used for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad between Lander, Wy and Blunt, SD.
  • Tuesday Jun 29, 2021
“Rising and Falling Mountains” by Matthew Brueseke
“Rising and Falling Mountains” by Matthew Brueseke
  • Learn how the mountains and basins we see today in the greater Yellowstone region were formed by both widespread and localized geologic processes.
  • Thursday Jul 8, 2021
“Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek”
“Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek”
  • Dubois Museum & National Bighorn Sheep Center will host an amazing journey into history on this Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek July 13th from 9-3pm.
  • Tuesday Jul 13, 2021