Museum News

Grand Re-opening of Original Museum

The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum celebrated its Grand Re-Opening of our original museum and its 55th Anniversary on Friday, August 2nd from 5:00 -7:00 pm at the corner of Glenwood and Deloney. Remarks were made by Board Member Laurent Roux and Executive Director Dr. Sharon Kahin before Mayor Mark Barron cut the ribbon. Attendees […]

Increase in Member Benefits

Members now receive a 15% discount on purchases at the Museum Store. New and current members receive a free book which may be picked up at the Museum Store, and may select one of these three choices:  Set of three (see below)  And That’s the Way It Was in Jackson’s Hole, 2nd Edition by Jack Huyler  Windows […]

Online Exhibit About Dog Sledding

In honor of the International Pedigree Stage Stop race which started in Jackson on January 25th, the museum has created an online exhibit “Sled Dog Tales: Dog Sledding in Jackson Hole.” The exhibit was written by a member on the museum’s Board of Directors, Steve Morriss, a fabulous writer and dedicated historian. It features a number […]

Key Ingredients & Christmas Openings

The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum is pleased to announce the opening of their local exhibit, “Key Ingredients: Jackson Hole Flavors,” on Sunday, December 2 from 1-5 p.m. The special exhibit explores Jackson Hole food culture and is associated with Key Ingredients: America by Food, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition slated to open in […]

Gap Pucci 10/16 Author program POSTPONED

Regrettably, we have had to postpone Gap Pucci’s program that was slated for next Tuesday, October 16 at the history museum, due to a death. This was the third program in our Local Author Series, a collaboration with Teton County Library. An update will be  posted when the program has been rescheduled.

Special Quilt Show at the History Museum

The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum in conjunction with the Jackson Hole Quilt Festival is pleased to announce the installation of a special quilt show, “Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do or Do Without.” People can view quilts from the museum collection in the classroom at 225 N. Cache from October […]

Potluck Features Epic Horseback Journey

The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum hosts its annual potluck program on Thursday, September 20, at the Paula and Louis Leisinger home, 990 Cache Creek Dr., East Jackson. The potluck portion of the evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with the program following. The event is free and everyone is welcome. Richard and Jeannette McGrath […]

Local Authors Sign Books at History Museum

The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum is hosting its annual local authors book signing event, “Celebration of Writing as an Art Form,” on Wednesday, September 12, from 2-6 p.m. Authors sign books in the museum at 225 N. Cache in the exhibition gallery. During the event, museum admission is free. Authors signing books on […]

Sign Up for Teton Pass History Trail Hike

Join the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum for a three-mile interpretive hike down the History Trail that begins on Teton Pass and ends at Trail Creek. The hike is scheduled for Friday, September 7, beginning at 9:00 a.m. With the guidance of Linda Merigliano, recreation program manager for the […]

Wide Acclaim for Stagecoach Bar Film

Stagecoach Bar Film and Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Newsletter Check out the above link–Jennifer Tennican’s film, Stagecoach Bar: An American Crossroads, is making news at the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund. Get your tickets for the second screening without delay. (The premier sold out and more than 500 people enjoyed the film!) Second chance to see […]