2200 Big Horn Avenue
Worland, WY 82401
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The Washakie Museum (opened May 2010) brings the past to life using fascinating exhibits to portray the relationship between the historical people of the Big Horn Basin in Wyoming and their environment. The unique geography of the Big Horn Basin and its world-class archaeological sites allow the Museum to offer one of the finest interpretive centers for local human history, from ancient mammoth hunters through early settlers, as well as the geology, archaeology, and paleontology of our area.
Permanent galleries: The Ancient Basin includes Mammoth Hunters and Archaeology, Paleontology, Geology, Dinosaurs and Fossils. The Last West is the history of the Big Horn Basin from the 1800's thru 1920 including the Spring Creek Raid, Johnson County Wars, Cattle Barons, and much more. Traveling Exhibit: ¡Carnaval!from NEH on the Road. This exhibition provides windows into eight communities in Europe and the Americas where carnival is a high point of the yearly cycle. ¡Carnaval! features individuals who have dedicated much of their lives to planning, creating, and carrying out the festivities.
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