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Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center

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909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
307-455-2284 duboismuseum.johanna@gmail.com www.fremontcountymuseums.com

See the history of the Upper Wind River Valley including the Sheep Eater Indians. Tours arranged by special request.

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June 2019

Dubois Museum/National Bighorn Sheep Center: Children’s Exploration and Corner

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Free

Dubois Museum and the National Bighorn Sheep Center are hosting a Children's Exploration and a Kids Corner. This program will consist of a new, surprising educational event each week. After finishing at the Museum, enjoy the Kids Corner at the National Bighorn Sheep Center.

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Dubois Museum/National Bighorn Sheep Center: Children’s Exploration and a Kids Corner

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Free

Enjoy the Children's Exploration and a Kids Corner. This program will consist of a new, surprising educational event each week. After finishing at the Museum, enjoy the Kids Corner at the National Bighorn Sheep Center.

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Dubois Museum: Ramshorn Guest Ranch Historic Tour

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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$8

Craig Pine leads a tour of the historic Ramshorn Guest Ranch tour as part of the Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek program. Mr. Peterson built the first cabin on the ranch in 1919, later homesteading there in 1920. The DuNoir Tie and Timber Company used the ranch in their operations in the 1920’s and 30’s. In 1947, the Bolle and Prine families purchased and ran the ranch as a youth camp, dude ranch and guest ranch to date. Half…

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Dubois Museum/National Bighorn Sheep Center: Children’s Exploration and a Kids Corner

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Free

Enjoy the Children's Exploration and a Kids Corner. This program will consist of a new, surprising educational event each week. After finishing at the Museum, enjoy the Kids Corner at the National Bighorn Sheep Center.

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Dubois Museum/National Bighorn Sheep Center: Children’s Exploration and a Kids Corner

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Free

Enjoy the Children's Exploration and a Kids Corner. This program will consist of a new, surprising educational event each week. After finishing at the Museum, enjoy the Kids Corner at the National Bighorn Sheep Center.

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Dubois Museum: Meadow Wildflowers with Frances Clark

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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During the summer, wildflowers cover our valleys and mountainsides in colorful tapestries. Presenter Frances Clark is a trained botanist and member of the Teton Chapter: Wyoming Native Plant Society. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.

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Dubois Museum: Mountain Wildflower Trek

June 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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$8

Enjoy a day hiking in the Upper Wind River Valley to see and learn about mountain wildflowers. Guide Frances Clark is a trained botanist and member of the Teton chapter: Wyoming Native Plant Society. A Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Registration required.

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July 2019

Dubois Museum Warm Springs Tie Hack Tour

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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$8

Learn about the tie hack industry on a trek to the remains of the historic tie camp on Union Pass. This area boasted the most impressive flumes, which were used to transport cut ties to the Wind River for staging before traveling to Riverton. A Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek Series. Registration required.

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Dubois Museum: POW Camp Talk: 75th Anniversary

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Discover the history of Camp Dubois, a WWII German Prisoner of War Camp located only a few miles west of town. Researcher/writer Cheryl O’Brien explains why the camp came to Dubois and who the occupants were. We remember the camp 75 years later with original stories and photographs from the German prisoners and American soldiers stationed in this camp. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program.

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Dubois Museum: POW Camp Trek: 75th Anniversary

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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$8

Cheryl O’Brien and museum staff visit the remnants of Camp Dubois, the WWII Prisoner of War camp located west of town. Experience the camp’s isolated location and learn about camp operation, the work the men did and some of the challenges they faced. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program. Reservations required.

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Dubois Museum Day

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Hosted by the Friends of the Dubois Museum featuring an old-fashioned bake sale, pioneer stew and fry bread, blacksmithing, steam engines and music. Family fun for every age. Questions: 307-455-2680

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Dubois Museum: Draper Museum Raptor Experience

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Bring the family to this special Museum Day. Ask the Experts from the Draper Museum Raptor Experience all your raptor-related questions. Live raptor program. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.

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August 2019

Dubois Museum: Historic Walking Tour of Dubois

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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$8

Learn the history of Old Dubois on this program led by Dubois Museum staff.  This walk starts at the Dubois Museum and ends in front of the Rustic Pine Tavern, giving folks the chance to finish the night with old-time square dancing lessons. Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek.  

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Dubois Museum: Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek in conjunction with the National Bighorn Sheep Center. Visitors take an educational hike. The mystery location won’t be known until we’re on the road. Over 8 sheep trap sites exist. Learn about the Mountain Shoshone people who built and used these traps as well as why the traps worked and other key facts about bighorn sheep. Steep climbs with gorgeous scenery. Transportation provided.  Reservations required.

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Dubois Museum: Kids: Forming Our Horizon

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513 United States
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Forming Our Horizon is  Children’s Exploration program on Mountains, valleys, and rivers. See how the horizons formed in the Upper Wind River Valley and create your own Upper Wind River Valley in the Augmented Reality Sandbox exhibit. Free. All ages.

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