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Museum of the American West

1445 Main St, Lander, WY 82520-2649
+1 307-335-8778
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We stopped to visit both this museum and the one next door Fremont County Pioneer Museum... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
vernon h
Henderson, Nevada
Worth a visit

Easily confused with the Fremont County Museum, which is adjacent - some of the reviews here seem... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Malvern, United Kingdom
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1445 Main St, Lander, WY 82520-2649
+1 307-335-8778
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped to visit both this museum and the one next door Fremont County Pioneer Museum. Excellent displays Original buildings This was a very interesting and fascinating group of buildings. I would not miss visiting if you are in Lander even if only for a...More

Thank vernon h
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Easily confused with the Fremont County Museum, which is adjacent - some of the reviews here seem to have got the two mixed up. This one is an interesting collection of "old" (depending on your viewpoint!) buildings, most of which had some good displays in....More

Thank Loddonlily
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My wife and I visited this museum with my niece and her kids while we were in town to visit my parents. It is a very nice museum with great displays. However, we really were looking forward to seeing all the historic buildings. These were...More

Thank 25MandM
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The price of admission is $0.00. Some very interesting restored building from the early days of Fremont county.. Worth stopping if you are on you way to Yellowstone. Clean rest rooms and a chance to see some relics of yesteryear.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

this is a history of the old west. you can actually feel the people walking down the street. this was free. we liked it so well that we made a donation to help them maintain the property. there was an real indian dance in the...More

Thank rockteam
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The Lander museum is small but very well organized and includes 2 floors of truly authentic items from the real "Wild West"; that covers the good, bad, and ugly from days gone by... A must see for any history minded person...

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

It was a nice little museum but that's about it. For,five,bucks though can't complain. Some of it was interesting but thought there was going to be more.

Thank Hartman5677
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great pieces of History. Have buildings outside to walk through that brings you back in time. All ages will enjoy.

Thank ton95wen
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you want to get a feel for what life was like in the old west you need to stop off here. Some good history and you get the feel that you are stepping back in time. Fun stop

Thank Justin L
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The recently introduced entrance fee did not deter us as this is an impressive Museum. A very balanced view of the American West and the impact on the indigenous population of the migration and settlement of their lands. Very thought provoking, but also showed the...More

Thank Jambungo
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