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The Fremont County Pioneer Museum in Lander is located at the foot of the Wind River Mountains in west central Wyoming and is Wyoming's oldest history museum. Beginning in 1916 the collections of artifacts include amazing Native American collections...more
This small two-story museum packs a big punch... Its exhibits document the settling of the area around Lander, including the history of the Mountain Men... There are lots of pioneer artifacts, including a live-in covered wagon you can climb up into, and some mock-up pioneer...More
ScottG3304, Manager at Fremont County Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018
Thank you for the great review, we very much appreciate it and are very glad you enjoyed your visit.
Often small town museums are dated and a little smelly but not this one! Learned so much about Lander and the surrounding areas. Wyoming has so much great history that few people realize. Spent 2 hours but could of spent more if I had the...More
ScottG3304, Manager at Fremont County Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018
So glad you enjoyed your visit to the Pioneer Museum and thanks for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor.
The pioneer museum is superb. It gives you the history and shows what it was like to live in Wyoming for the pioneers. The displays are informative and interesting. The lady on the desk was friendly and helpful and we had the museum pretty much...More
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Scott G, Manager at Fremont County Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018
Thanks so much for taking the time to visit. We are glad you enjoyed the visit and very much appreciate such a positive review.
We like to visit small town museums so we stopped here for a look. It was two stories which seemed large for a small town. We enjoyed our brief visit here looking at the local artifacts and would have liked to spend a little more...More
Scott G, Manager at Fremont County Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018
Thanks for stopping. You are welcome back any time.
We spent a very good hour looking through this well done Museum. It has a wide variety of History items including local history and Native American items. There are adjacent Pioneer cabins, buildings and homes though they are not technically part of the museum. Do...More
Management response:Responded 29 August 2017
Thanks for the kind words regarding our museum, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We are very proud of the staff at the Pioneer Museum, they work hard to ensure everyone has a worthwhile experience. If you are back in the area, Fremont County...More
Very nice 2-story museum with alot of local history. displays nicely done. It appears the locals have really supported the museum with alot of memorabilia
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Management response:Responded 5 May 2017
Thanks for stopping. We are glad you enjoyed the museum. We do receive good support from our community for the Pioneer Museum. Fremont County has two other County supported museums, the Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center and the Riverton Museum. Thanks again for visiting.
Response from ScottG3304 | Property representative |
The Wild Horse sanctuary is not affiliated with any of the Fremont County Museums but they charge $35 per person and are open Monday-Friday10-2 and Saturday 11-2.
Their phone number is 307-438-3838.
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