3 Jackson Hole Museums That You Won’t Want to Skip

Whether you’re interested in natural history or art, Jackson Hole museums display exhibitions that will fascinate any kind of traveler. These museums are also the perfect remedy for a rainy day or if you’re looking for something laid-back and educational to add to your itinerary. Just to get you started, here are some of our favorite Jackson Hole museums that we’re sure you’ll love just as much as we do.

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3 of the Best Jackson Hole Museums

1. Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum

Founded over 50 years ago by collector Slim Lawrence and entrepreneur Homer Richards, the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum is where the Old West lives on today! Exhibits capture the spirit and culture of the early days of Jackson Hole, Grand Teton, and the Yellowstone region. They also feature an outstanding collection of American Indian artifacts, fur trade era tools, firearms, and items from the settlement area. 

2. National Museum of Wildlife Art

This Jackson Hole Art Museum heightens your experience of awe-inspiring moments with works from explorers and original artists who created some of the first images of the American West. The museum is also located in a natural landscape overlooking the National Elk Refuge, providing a peaceful and harmonious environment admire, learn, play, and immerse in the art of the West. No wonder it’s one of our area’s most popular museums! 

3. The Jackson Hole Children’s Museum

If you’ve brought the family along for the adventure, be sure to stop by the Jackson Hole Children’s Museum! This interactive playground of discovery allows your kids to explore, discover, and create in an exciting and safe environment. From valley job simulators and a pretend supermarket to a magnet wall and wild wind machine, this fun local museum has it all. It’s an unforgettable experience for kids and adults alike! 

Explore the Wonders of the Teton Mountains During Your Stay With Us

Jackson Hole WY LodgingAfter spending a day exploring the Jackson Hole museums, you’re invited to come back and relax in the comfort of your Bentwood Inn accommodation! Our Jackson Hole bed and breakfast has everything you need for a relaxing getaway, including rustic guest rooms, luxurious amenities, and spectacular views. A complimentary gourmet breakfast is also served each morning of your stay! At the Bentwood Inn, you’ll be sure to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Book your stay at the Bentwood Inn today! We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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