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Fremont County Pioneer Museum

1443 Main St, Lander, WY 82520-2649
+1 307-332-3339
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A super museum

The pioneer museum is superb. It gives you the history and shows what it was like to live in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry and Nicol... G
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Reading, United Kingdom
Worth a stop

We like to visit small town museums so we stopped here for a look. It was two stories which seemed... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
houstonnative47
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Missouri City, Texas
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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 and artifact related to the Oregon, Mormon and California Trails, gold mining, agrigulture and ranching. The Pioneer Museum hosts a number of great programs each year as part of their Discovery Speakers Series, Children's Exploration Series and the Adventure Trek Series in addition to a historic walking tour of Lander.
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1 week ago
“A super museum”
Oct 11, 2017
“Visit to Lander wyo”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1443 Main St, Lander, WY 82520-2649
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+1 307-332-3339
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit. We are glad you enjoyed the visit and very much appreciate such a positive review.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

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

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Scott G, Manager at Fremont County Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping. You are welcome back any time.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We stopped to view both museums and was very impressed with both. The museum has excellent displays of life for the pioneers. would highly recommend. Plan to spend at least a couple of hours.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This not-so-small local museum sets out the growth of Lander and the surrounding area. VERY well done.

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Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Thanks very much for the kind words, we are pleased you enjoyed our museum and our history.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Local non-profit. Staffed by locals who really know what they are taking about. Great insight into old west railhead, cattle town.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank TheSpear
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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

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

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

Thank Beverly Y
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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.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was a small and great museum, worth spending an hour looking around. There was a wide range of exhibits of the history if Lander and all visitors would find something interesting. Pleasant and helpful staff. Free, and can make a donation.

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Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Thanks for visiting, we are very happy you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This museum stands out in location and displays--a joy to visit---many events during the year. All ages will enjoy.

Thank Johnbbq
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Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. The staff works very hard to provide a memorable experience for our visitors. Very glad you enjoyed your visit. Always welcome.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This museum is absolutely wonderful! An incredible collection of items used in everyday life in the West. I learned so much. Unfortunately I was only there just over an hour. Hoping the day comes when I can return and spend the day. In that short...More

Thank Maria R
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John F
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Response from Scott G | Property representative |
Hi John 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. Hope this helps
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