PO Box 248
1947 State Street
Meeteetse, WY 82433
P.O. Box 53
Meeteetse, WY 82433
Feb 2-May 29
Closed Memorial Day
June 1-Sep 6
Sep 7 - Oct 16
Oct 19-Dec 31
January closed for cleaning and updating.
Admission is free, but donations are welcome
Paige Paisley, Museum Director
Mary Elliott, Photo Archivist
This museum contains western artifacts from early Meeteetse, when it was settled by cattlemen and homesteaders. Included in the diplays are photograhs from famous western photographer Charles J. Belden, who operated Meeteetse's well-known Pitchfork Ranch for a time. The museum also contains a historical archives for researchers. Meeteetse's original bank is part of the museum, and open for viewing upon request.
Meeteetse Museum, Inc. was started in the early 1970's by the Meeteetse Pioneers, a group interested in preserving the history of the area.
Artifacts from the local area including an excellent barbed wire collection' military display, early ranch family displays; photographs from famous western photographer Charles J. Belden; two sheep wagons; logging, forest service & farming equipment; turn of the century furniture, clothing and housewares. The museum also has a fine forest service display and cabin.
The Meeteetse Museum houses an Archives for researchers to research topics on the early families of Meeteetse, as well as cattle and sheep ranching, wildlife, schools, businesses, utilities, etc.
We host speakers from the Wyoming Humanities Counsil about twice per year. These presentations are free and open to the public.
We also host an annual tour to the ghost towns of Kirwin in August and Arland in October.
Please call the museum for a schedule of speakers and tours.
Owned and operated by the Meeteetse Museum District
Access: General Public, Students, Scholars
Appointment required: No
We produce a quarterly newsletter about the museum, new displays and events, etc.
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