Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum
- Type: Museums
- Time to Spend: 1 to 2 hours
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Stopping by the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum, travelers can learn about the area's Wild-West history. Through photographs, artifacts and recounted stories, you'll glimpse exciting characters like animal trappers, dude ranchers and cowboys. Film buffs will also appreciate the special exhibit about major motion pictures that have used Jackson Hole as a backdrop.
Despite its small size, recent visitors say that a stop here is worth your time, especially if you're interested in American history. "One of my favorite [parts] was learning about Pearl Williams, the female sheriff, who had to throw drunken cowboys in jail," writes one TripAdvisor user.
The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum is located in northern Jackson and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Museum admission costs $6. Go to the website for more information.