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Merlin's Hide Out

626 Richards Steet, Thermopolis, WY 82443-3042
+1 307-864-3657
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Wrap me in fur!

Being from Chicago finding a great selection of warm winter options was wonderful. They were very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Chicago, Illinois
Wonderful and Informative

Stopped by Merlin's Hide Out while traveling across country. What a find! We were given a... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Renee B
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Merlin’s Hide Out is a unique shopping experience that is certain todelight you with its friendly “old west” atmosphere! Our beautiful itemsare one of a kind, originating in centuries of rustic tradition and are crafted at our location in Thermopolis. Our customer is always first and will receive the highest quality fur and leather products that provide nature’s warmth and will last a lifetime. Please stop by, browse our store and feel free to ask for a tour.
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“whole process” (2 reviews)
“leather” (4 reviews)
“fur” (4 reviews)
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626 Richards Steet, Thermopolis, WY 82443-3042
+1 307-864-3657
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Being from Chicago finding a great selection of warm winter options was wonderful. They were very helpful finding a piece in the color and style I wanted. prices were definitely reasonable. We got to talking about local attractions - Legend Rock - and the owner...More

Thank Micandys
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Stopped by Merlin's Hide Out while traveling across country. What a find! We were given a wonderful tour by the owners. They showed us how the hides are prepared for numerous items. Additionally, they have wonderful gifts to purchase...I still have my bobcat tail that...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I got a pair of bison-leather moccasins, American-made, for a toddler's gift. If I had wanted to buy a fake beard of real bison fur, they had that too. A fascinating inventory, from leather halter-tops to jarred bear grease, much of it produced right in...More

Thank unhappy c
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We enjoyed this place even though we didn't buy very much. We were surprised to find out they gave tours of the back shop where they do the tanning and we learned about the whole process. The quality of the finished goods seems top of...More

1  Thank Leon67203
Reviewed 20 September 2015

So many hides and furs and skins. Buffalo, coyote, fox and more! Loved the buffalo fur teddy bear! They tell you to touch and pet all you want!

Thank JoJo-n-Harlen
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We met Merlin in a bar and he invited us to look over his shop before we left town. So, true to our word we popped in the day after. This place is both a boutique leather and fur shop and a working tannery; the...More

4  Thank Seb1780
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Merlin's Hide Out is a unique store in that it sells products made from animal hides. The prices vary as does the types of products offered. What makes this place so special is Merlin and his crew. They are more than welcoming - they will...More

2  Thank jannfri
Reviewed 7 July 2014

You may believe you are stepping inside a store that will have hides and products for sale, but you will discover there is more than meets the eye. The person welcoming you in the door will possibly be Merlin or his wife. They will fill...More

1  Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 14 June 2012

We happened upon this hide tanning place from the previous review on trip advisor and a leaflet from the town. We stopped by and the lady owner was so welcoming and gave us a full tour of the small tannery where they skin animals such...More

Thank Helen-9999
Reviewed 11 September 2011

GO TO MERLINS HIDEOUT!!! The tannery is on the property and Merlin, the tanner, will give you a full tour. Warning: the tour can be a bit intense (these are animal skins, hides, and furs). My brother and I loved learning how the whole process...More

5  Thank MillionDollarRT
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