• Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center

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    About Us

    The Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center is located in the Upper Wind River Mountains and focuses on Native American history & culture, the tie hack industry, guest ranching and geology and nat

    Events

    “Mason Draw Adventure Trek”
    “Mason Draw Adventure Trek”
    • Join us as we trek around the draw and see the evidence of crossbedding and old stream channels. The flowers are usually nice this time of the year too!
    • 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. Alison L Goodrum invites you to ‘get away from it all’ by joining her as she travels back through time to the Golden Age of the dude ranch vacation.
    • Thursday May 27, 2021
    “Mason Draw Children's Exploration”
    “Mason Draw Children's Exploration”
    • This program will consist of a new, surprising educational event each week,,and is filled with education, crafts and loads of fun for the younger ones.
    • Wednesday Jun 2, 2021
    “Ice Cream Making”
    “Ice Cream Making”
    • I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for ICE CREAM! Everyone likes ice cream, but how do you make it?
    • Wednesday Jun 9, 2021
    “Archaeology Dig for Kids”
    • Kids Corner: #3. Dig into the field of Archeology with a dig box, wall painting, snacks, crafts, and more for the whole family at the Riverton Museum from 2-4pm
    • Wednesday Jun 16, 2021
    “Flint Knapping with Rock Candy”
    “Flint Knapping with Rock Candy”
    • Kids Corner: #4. Flint Knapping with Rock Candy: How do you make tools like points and knives from rocks? It’s called flint knapping!
    • 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”
    “Rising and Falling Mountains”
    • 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
    “Torrey Canyon Geology Adventure Trek”
    “Torrey Canyon Geology Adventure Trek”
    • Join us to explore the geologic record of mountain building and basin formation in Torrey Canyon. There, we will examine ancient igneous and metamorphic.
    • Friday Jul 9, 2021
    “Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek”
    “Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek”
    • The National Bighorn Sheep Center and Dubois Museum enjoy bringing our visitors our Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek, and this year is no different.
    • Tuesday Jul 13, 2021
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