Open Year Round
Monday - Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: 10am to 2pm
and by appointment for research
2019 Museum Hours
104 E. Constitution Avenue
PO Box 1131
Saratoga, WY 82331
Just 20 miles south of I-80 and 8 miles north of the
Snowy Range Scenic Byway access
We are Open Year Round!
Plan Your Visit
Located in Saratoga, Wyoming, the Saratoga Museum houses an impressive collection of over 10,000 artifacts and rotating exhibits.
Open year round, the Museum houses the most diverse geological collection in the state of Wyoming with minerals and gems ranging from India to Antarctica. When you visit, you’ll learn about the creation of Saratoga and Wyoming from it's early geology through the pioneer settlers to modern times. The museum is open Monday through Saturday 10am-4pm and on Sunday’s 10am to 2pm.
EVERY WEDNESDAY BEGINNING JULY 3, 2019 • 3-6PM
"Turnip the Beet" Farmer's Market & Craft Fair
at the Saratoga Museum
Stop by the Farmer's Market and Craft Fair at the Saratoga Museum for fresh produce and Wyoming crafts.
AUGUST 3, 2019
Book Signing at 5pm • Dinner & Trivia 6pm-8:30pm
"Saddle Up With Joe Pickett" C. J. Box Trivia Contest
at The Yard (In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Platte Valley Community Center)
Travel through the Joe Pickett series with your friends to see who is the quickest to answer the trivia question and win the Grand Prize.
AUGUST 14, 2019
1PM - 2:30PM
Summer Kid's Camps
at the Saratoga Museum Pavilion
All art/history camps are held outside on the lawn by the pavilion or at the pavilion. All are scheduled for Wednesday afternoons from 1-2:30pm. Camps include a hands-on art project and a history lesson pertaining to the subject.
Housed in Saratoga’s original 1915 Saratoga - Encampment Railroad Depot, the Saratoga Museum's exhibits feature the area's Geological formation and prehistoric past, the determination of the pioneers who settled in the North Platte Valley, helped bring the arrival of Union Pacific Railroad, commerce and industry to the area.
The museum grounds also feature an original one-room cabin built by the Waint family who are valley pioneers. The cabin houses a blacksmith collection. The grounds are home to an original emergency and noon whistle and a sheep wagon which was donated by the Savage family. Included on the ground is a pavilion for weddings, reunions and special events. A Union Pacific caboose which can be used for back ground pictures.
About the Museum
The Saratoga Historical and Cultural Association (SHCA) seeks to deepen understanding of the historic, prehistoric, geological, and cultural past of the town of Saratoga and its relevant place in North Platte Valley; strengthen the bond of the local community; and provide an educational stimulating and positive experience for museum visitors.