Arts & CultureMuseums

From the storied past to the art and culture of the present, the museums of Sheridan County have much to offer.

Take a trip back to the prehistoric with a visit to the T-Rex Natural History Museum or follow the gold rush with a trip to the Bozeman Trail Museum. Enjoy world-class art at the Brinton Museum, Hans Kleiber Studio and the newly opened Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building. Learn about the early Sheridan settlers at the Sheridan County Museum and get lost in Wild West paraphernalia at the Don King Museum.

Bozeman Trail

Built in 1879 by the Rock Creek Stage Line, the Blacksmith Shop is now home to the Bozeman Trail Museum. The Museum now houses Indian artifacts, dentistry tools, photos of the area, pioneer clothing, books, blacksmith tools, and many other artifacts from pioneer families.

The Brinton Museum

The Brinton Museum is located on the historic Quarter Circle A Ranch in Big Horn, Wyoming and features 19th, 20th and 21st century Western and American Indian Art in a setting that is art unto itself.


The Brinton Museum’s new 24,000 square-foot, three-story museum space features extensive American Indian and Western Art collections and exhibits in climate controlled galleries on the second floor, and contemporary exhibits in the reception gallery on the third floor. The Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building was designed to honor the natural landscape allowing for unobstructed, 180-degree views of the Bighorn Mountains.

Hans Kleiber Studio

The Hans Kleiber Studio Musuem is dedicated to the legacy of Hans Kleiber: Artist of the Bighorns, Author, Wyoming Pioneer and Naturalist. Features mementos of this well-known local painter and printer house in his cabin studio.

King’s Museum

The Don King Museum offers a glimpse at life in the Old West through the years, and houses everything from horse-drawn hearses, taxidermy bears, moose, and elk, and rifles and handguns from some of America’s most famous duels.

T-Rex Natural History

Dedicated to the ferocious and mighty predator, the T-Rex Natural History Museum is small, but packed with attractions – a massive skull of a female T-Rex named Sue, dioramas, raptor fossils, geological curiosities, crystals, and more.

Sheridan County Museum

The Sheridan County Museum explores the history of the American West from a local perspective, through the eyes and ears of the men and women who settled Sheridan County. Discover their varied stories through the fascinating exhibits at the Sheridan County Museum.

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