Washakie Museum and Cultural Center
2200 Big Horn Avenue, Worland, WY 82401 - United States
The Washakie Museum and Cultural Center brings the past to life using fascinating exhibits to portray the relationship between the historical people of the Big Horn Basin 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. The Washakie Museum also serves as a center for performing and visual arts, conferences, conventions, and other gatherings.
The Washakie Museum’s permanent exhibit galleries are interactive, accessible, and enjoyable for all ages. The Ancient Basin includes Mammoth Hunters and Archaeology, Paleontology, and Geology. The Last West features the history of the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming from the 1800′s through 1920 including major events such as the Spring Creek Raid, Johnson County Wars, Cattle Barons, and much more!
"Tales and Trails" explores immigration into the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming>/b>
May 30, 2019 - October 24, 2019
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