current projects


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The Mission of the Medicine Bow Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts and historical documents relating to the history of the Medicine Bow region.

Current Projects

Historic Owen Wister Cabin Restoration

The Historical Owen Wister Cabin is currently undergoing some major renovation. The rotted logs are being replaced and new chinking,  stain and a preservation sealant is being applied to the exterior and as funds become available the inside flooring will be repaired and the floors and walls will be given a 'face lift'. We are very excited about the [...]

Upcoming Events


Come and see our Museum full of local history  concerning the railroad, Native Americans, ranching, homesteading, the US mail route and of course the Virginian and its author, Owen Wister.

Exhibit Gallery

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Medicine Bow Museum

This year we will also be a Visitor’s Center

405 Lincoln Hwy – PO Box 187
Medicine Bow, WY 82329

1 (307) 379-2383

Memorial Day to Labor Day
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 9am – 3pm

For appointments call Sharon @ (307) 703-8084