Very informative, and a nice way to spend a rainy afternoon. Historical information about the Union Pacific railways, and Yellowstone.
About Yellowstone Historic Center
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My wife went shopping, again. I went to the museum. Very small but interesting. This small town has a total of 3 stoplights. Town is known for its entrance into Yellowstone National Park and the amount of snow that falls on its grounds yearly. Museum...More
Interesting information and good to do on a day of rest between hikes! The information on Earthquake Lake and the fire of 1988 was especially interesting . . and helped us understand the differences in forest growth on our different hikes. It is not a...More
Interesting museum that covers the history of traveling to Yellowstone over the past 100+ years. Workers at the facility were friendly and knowledgeable. One of them gave us a private tour of the gorgeous dining hall, which was not open yet for public tours. Special...More
This place is great for a history lesson for Yellowstone National Park and the town of West Yellowstone. There is a great collection of artifacts, particularly with regard to transportation (railroad and stagecoach). We saw three very interesting films: (!) concerning the 1959 earthquake, (2)...More
Small museum with exhibits describing the history of early tourists to the area. In the early days travel to Yellowstone was by train as there were no roads. Modest fee to view the exhibits. Films of the big fire in Yellowstone were shown.
bought souveniers just because and not really anything great people are told to keep their pets only in certain areas and of course we obey the rules but not every one does
We had a one hour talk from a Ranger about Yellowstone volcano. Very interesting and informative. The museum is also a fun place with all type of artifacts.
I have stayed at West Yellowstone numerous times since I was a child, and never stopped to visit this museum since our main focus was Yellowstone. This weekend we decided to spend more time in W. Yellowstone and visited the museum. What a great find!...More
My trip to Yellowstone was just leisurely, so I spent around one hour here. This museum is informative in old trains, history of how the railway was build to connect YS to other places. Also, I attended a seminar talking about the geology and volcano...More