The Museum and Store is open
Our Cache Museum & Store is closed for off-season. We will reopen for Summer on May 18, 2021 and Downtown Walking Tours will begin on June 2, 2021.
We can’t wait to share Jackson Hole History with you!
Please note: masks required covering nose and mouth; not more than 4 distinct groups and/or 15 individuals at one time. Read details on our current health and safety measures.
To see additional happenings including virtual events, visit our events calendar. Our Community Co-op Corner Exhibit “Mountains to Manuscripts: Women’s Writing in Wyoming 1900-1950” is available online.
Welcome to the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum
Welcome to the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum where we are dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing the cultural history of Jackson Hole. The JHHSM uses local places, stories, traditions, and artifacts to illustrate the past and its connection to the present and future.
Founded in 1958 by collector and western history buff, Slim Lawrence, along with his friend and local businessman, Homer Richards, we are a nonprofit 501(c)3 museum, archive, and educational center providing resources on the last 11,000+ years of human presence in the Tetons. Jackson Hole history has shaped the contemporary local community, while also influencing regional, national, and international communities. Come explore our diverse history from archaeology to indigenous peoples, to the fur trade and explorers, homesteading and settlement, ranching, dude ranching, tourism, mountaineering and outdoor recreation, conservation, and more.
We welcome you to check out our online resources and visit in person to learn more.