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National Museum of Wildlife Art

2820 Runguis Rd, Jackson, WY 83001
+1 307-733-5771
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From the outside, this museum looks like a natural rock outcropping; inside this building lies some of the world's finest wildlife art.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2820 Runguis Rd, Jackson, WY 83001
+1 307-733-5771

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We didn’t pay to go thru the museum but the little kids loved all the stuffed and bronze animals and the animal prints embedded in the tile floor. Great view for the elk that gather during the winter season

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like wild life paintings don’t miss this museum. So of the finest western wild life paintings you will every see.

Thank sanpauloo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife wanted to visit this location but it wasn't on my "must" list. I was impressed, however, and enjoyed our afternoon here. The restaurant was also quite good (I had a "watermelon salad" that looked so good my wife ordered the same thing when...More

Thank Vanlippe
WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vanlippe, Thank you so much for visiting with us and writing such a descriptive review! When we first opened our doors as the “Wildlife of the American West” Museum in 1987, we were located in Jackson (off the town square) and the collection was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan enough time to enjoy the beautiful exhibit. Paintings have descriptions next to them. Take time to read them, as it is very educational.

Thank June3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fell in love with the sculpture of the otters in white marble!! Just driving up to the museum overlooking the Elk Refuge is breathtaking. The sculpture trail is a must-do!

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are deterred by the idea of a museum filled only with landscapes where the buffalo roam, etc. please don't be!While they do have plenty of those, there is a wide selection of paintings from across the country and every period of history on...More

Thank AMRossi9242
WildlifeArtJH, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Wildlife Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a descriptive review, we really appreciate it! I love how you commented on the lobby, as I feel sometimes that area gets overlooked. It’s such a large space, it can be overwhelming to look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was not on our must see stops going to Yellowstone and Teton, but it turned out to be the highlight of the trip. We stayed in Jackson a few days and we noticed it right near the entrance to Teton National Park. The...More

Thank Kafelady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is an art piece itself. It has great views of the elk refuge and plenty of parking. Go here to see famous pieces from artist Andy Warhohl. There is an abundant amount of sculptures and traditionals that portray wildlife in an amazing way....More

Thank Mikhael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum contains a unique collection of wildlife art that does an excellent job of depicting the historical views of wildlife. Humans have seen wildlife in different ways throughout recent history and these views are traced in the art exhibited here. A wonderful collection and...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent several hours enjoying both the interior and exterior of this remarkable museum. Outside is a walk dotted with wonderful sculptures of animals. Inside the museum, the architecture is striking as you walk in on the upper level and look from...More

Thank Robin D
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