The Brinton Museum

239 Brinton Rd.
Big Horn, WY 82833- Map It
Phone: (307) 672-3173
Save 15% on admission and 10% on select gift shop items.

AAA Editor Notes

The Brinton Museum, 239 Brinton Rd., interprets the atmosphere of Western ranch life. The main house was built in 1892; businessman Bradford Brinton bought the property in 1923 and built several additions 1927-28. A large collection of Western art includes paintings, sculpture and etchings by John James Audubon, Edward Borein, Frank Tenney Johnson, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.</br>Extensive collections of equipment, Plains Native American crafts, rare books and documents (including letters and manuscripts by William Penn, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln), and items pertaining to the history of the ranch are displayed in their original setting in the fully furnished ranch house and outbuildings. The Forrest E. Mars, Jr., Building features four galleries of Western and Native American art and artifacts, including changing exhibits of living artists' works and items on loan from other institutions.</br>Food is available. </br>
$10; $8 (ages 62+ and students with ID); free (ages 0-12).
AAA Benefit:
15% off admission. 10% off select gift shop items.
Hours: Daily 9:30-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Wed.-Sun. 9:30-5, day after Labor Day-Dec. 23 and March 15-day before Memorial Day. Allow 1 hour minimum.