We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

Norris Campground, Yellowstone National Park, WY
+1 307-344-7353
Save
Review Highlights
Interesting Museum

The Museum of the National Park Ranger is located in a cozy log cabin manned by very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
EJW3
,
Southold, NY
via mobile
Favorite non-outdoor thing at Yellowstone

This is a gem of a place. We spent ~30 minutes talking with a retired female park ranger about her... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
thumpersmom
,
Davis, CA
Read all 28 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
31 Jul 2017
“Interesting Museum ”
17 Jul 2017
“Favorite non-outdoor thing at Yellowstone”
LOCATION
Norris Campground, Yellowstone National Park, WY
CONTACT
+1 307-344-7353
Write a ReviewReviews (28)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The Museum of the National Park Ranger is located in a cozy log cabin manned by very friendly and helpful Rangers. The museum presented the story of the Park Rangers and it was very interesting and informative. It is probably not worth a special trip,...More

Thank EJW3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a gem of a place. We spent ~30 minutes talking with a retired female park ranger about her jobs across the country and the history of the park. We also enjoyed the displays, as well as being able to watch a couple of...More

Thank thumpersmom
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We wanted to go into the Norris Thermal area, and there was a sign at the road's entrance saying it was closed so we went to this Ranger Museum to inquire as to how long it would be closed. He told us the sign was...More

Thank Bob19512014
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Yellowstone is one of the "must do's" in US for good reason. The natural phenomena are spectacular. However we visited in july which was summer holiday time and it was total chaos. The road runs in a circular route with stops along the way for...More

Thank cleopatraCapeTown
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This Museum is just up the road from Norris Basin, near the campground. It is in a refurbished that has several rooms set out with various displays, including a. Ack country cabin and soldiers barrack. It presents a fascinating history of the NP Rangers from...More

1  Thank OziDiver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Norris area was closed due to be overfilled when we were going by so we went to the Museum of the National Park Ranger to take a break and visit with hopes that when we turned around and went back, Norris would be open....More

1  Thank LeslieinTN
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small and nice museum dedicated to the park rangers. You can never learn to much history. The kids enjoyed it and it was time for a break. It all worked out well.

Thank Darlene H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Came about this by accident as we were driving through this area. Stopped in and was respectfully educated on the historical life of a Ranger in a replicated cabin. Video was informative also.

1  Thank Denise D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

The entire National Park Service celebrates it's centennial this year. Most people know Yellowstone is older than the Park service and some appreciate the wonderful strides the United States Army did in protecting the park and educating it's visitors before there were Park Rangers. But...More

3  Thank jesse o
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Worth a trip to stop in. Had a wonderful ranger who spoke with us and there is a great movie about the early years of Yellowstone. The museum had a lot of memorabilia going back to the days of the calvary. There are two mocked...More

1  Thank Peter R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Yellowstone National Park
Cascade Lodge
89 reviews
19.18 km away
Dunraven Lodge
161 reviews
19.81 km away
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins
2,084 reviews
20.48 km away
Yellowstone River Motel
205 reviews
26.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mammoth General Store
155 reviews
20.38 km away
Yellowstone Pizza Company
325 reviews
26.39 km away
Mammoth Hot Springs Dining Room
949 reviews
20.48 km away
Yellowstone Perk
82 reviews
26.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
4,161 reviews
19.25 km away
Artist Point
1,014 reviews
20.03 km away
Norris Geyser Basin
817 reviews
7.52 km away
South Rim Trail
196 reviews
19.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of the National Park Ranger staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit