For a taste of the Old West in Jackson, visit the Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum. Founded by a collector and entrepreneur more than 50 years ago, the Museum’s exhibits breath life into the early days of Jackson Hole, Grand Teton and the Yellowstone region with exhibits about homesteading and an outstanding collection of American Indian artifacts. For those truly interested in digging through the history of Jackson Hole, the Research Library houses more than 16,000 images, 10,000 documents, 400 oral histories, an extensive Western history magazine collection, local newspaper microfilm and thousands of books, films and videos about the West and region.
The Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum is located at 225 North Cache Street in Jackson and is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Tuesday – Saturday and is closed on Sunday and Monday. The Research Center is open from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students and free for children under 12.