Dubois Museum - Wind River Historical Center

Dubois Museum - Wind River Historical Center



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.


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


“Dubois Museum Day”
“Dubois Museum Day”
“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 12th from 9-3pm.
  • Tuesday Jul 12, 2022
“Astronomy of the Summer Sky”
  • We will begin with class time inside, followed by a trip in cars to a designated location to look at the white lights in the summer sky.
  • Saturday Jul 30, 2022
“Brooks Lake Lodge Ranch Tour”
  • Join Brooks Lake Lodge and Dubois Museum staff for a tour of the historic Brooks Lake Lodge. Originally constructed in 1922.
  • Tuesday Aug 2, 2022
“The Wild Country and Homesteaders of WY”
  • This Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series will teach us about some of the “Hollywood” ties to Dubois and the truths of early homesteading in Wyoming
  • Friday Aug 5, 2022
“Sublette Pass History Trek”
  • Difficult hike, approximately 4 miles. Bring bear spray, bug spray, hiking boots, trekking poles, water, and lunch required.
  • Tuesday Aug 9, 2022
“The Story in the Rocks”
  • Learn about the differences between the volcanic activity that formed the Absaroka range vs. volcanism associated with the Yellowstone hotspot.
  • Thursday Aug 11, 2022
“Spring Mountain Geology Trek”
  • Join us to explore the geological record of the northern margin of the Wind River basin, via a trek up the back side of Spring Mountain.
  • Friday Aug 12, 2022
Annual Tie Hack Trek
  • This year we will follow the tie hacks up the West Dunoir Valley to see where they harvested ties, stacked the ties, and where the main headquarters was.
  • Tuesday Aug 16, 2022
“Trumpeter Swans in the Area”
  • New technology is now allowing us to track individual swans and discover more about their migration and habitat use in Wyoming and beyond.
  • Thursday Aug 18, 2022