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Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum

200 10th Street, Ketchum, ID
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Unique History

We discovered this unique piece of history while wandering around Ketchum. The Ore wagons were... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Museum is located in town and easy to walk to. It was interesting to read all about the Ore... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Fort Myers, Florida
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17 Oct 2017
“Unique History”
4 Sep 2017
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
200 10th Street, Ketchum, ID
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We discovered this unique piece of history while wandering around Ketchum. The Ore wagons were lined up outside as if ready to be hitched up and move the ore. On going inside to read more on these it was interesting to find out that they...More

Thank Karrst
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Museum is located in town and easy to walk to. It was interesting to read all about the Ore mining in this area and how it was delivered in these huge ore wagons pulled by Mules and Oxen. There are a number of actual...More

Thank PETUNIA1985
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The Ore Wagons that are in this museum are a special highlight of the annual Wagon Days Parade over Labor Day each year held in the Sun Valley/Ketchum main streets. We love this parade. When our children were little it was a MUST and now...More

Thank Olivekat
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Be sure to make it a stop on your vacation travels. Our parade which is incredible is Labor day and the only one in the US and has no motors.. Dancing horses , Indian tribes quiet the celebration of over ten thousand people coming from...More

2  Thank beverley w
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Come for wagon days in the fall and see these wagons being hauled by large teams of animals. Ketchum was all about mining a century ago, and freight and ore traveled by wagon down impossibly steep passes and rutted roads. You can still scare yourself...More

1  Thank sloskier
Reviewed 16 September 2014

As stated on one of the many informative signs outside, this wonderful display is in a locked building - you are supposed to peek in. only on labor day do the wagons come out to play drawn by a mule train. Awesome view of all...More

Thank CintiKidCincinnati
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We went on Saturday afternoon was closed as well. We read the history in the murals outside the museum and could look in the windows. We felt cheated because it appeared to be interesting

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 6 August 2014

After having a bust when the other Historical Museum was closed, this was closed too! We went yesterday, Tuesday about 2 pm and nothing posted, no one there, and it's the height of tourist season! We looked in the windows, but really wanted to go...More

Thank nancypo0
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1 August 2015|
Response from sloskier | Reviewed this property |
You are outside and the wagons are under cover of a wood glass enclosure and always open.