The Dubois Museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts and other materials including those of geologic importance, beginning with Precambrian Era and extending through the end of the timber industry in the 1980’s. The focus of the collection is on the Upper Wind River Valley, Fremont County and Western Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain Region. Artifacts may be considered from other time periods and geographical areas if those in question have exceptional qualities related to the interpretation of the Upper Wind River Valley, Fremont County, Western Wyoming, and the Rocky Mountains Region.The Dubois Museum preserves and interprets the history of the Upper Wind River Mountain region. Guest ranching, tie hacks, Native American culture, geology and agriculture take center stage.
The Dubois Museum as a terrific program schedule throughout the year that includes the Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series, the Wind River Visitor’s Council Adventure Trek Series and the Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series.
The Dubois Museum has rare collections from the CM Ranch, Sheepeater Indians and the Tie Hack industry. In addition, the Dubois Museum has several historic structures on the grounds that represent and interpret different aspects of the areas colorful past.
Fremont County has a rich history. Beginning in prehistoric times, many have made this area their home – ancient peoples, American Indians, and – through Western Migration – the white man. Check out the Historic Walking Tour on our website to learn more about some of the unique buildings you will see on your visit to Dubois.
Check out our ReDiscover the Winds: A Wyoming History Podcast to hear great stories about Wind River Country here.