The Pioneer Museum in Lander


The Fremont County Pioneer Museum in Lander collects, preserves and interprets artifacts from prehistory through the 1920’s. The focus of the collection is on artifacts from the Lander Valley, Fremont County and western Wyoming.



Children's Exploration Series
The Children’s Exploration Series, sponsored by Pit Stop/Bailey Tire & Auto Care provide children with hands-on learning experiences that focus on cultural history and our natural environment. Geology, Archaeology, Native American culture, agriculture and pioneer history are the focus of the programs that children love to participate in.
Adventure Treks
WRVC_logo_thumbThe Adventure Trek Series, sponsored by the Wind River Visitor’s Council is your opportunity to get into the country to explore, experience and walk in the footsteps of the rugged and independent people who discovered and settled the extraordinary Wind River region.
Discovery Speakers
WCB_Logo_thumbThe Discovery Speaker Series, sponsored by Wyoming Community Bank is your opportunity to have a more in depth look into where we have come from and where we may be going. A very dynamic group of topics are presented, both historic and contemporary themes explored with experts in their respective fields.

Programs Schedule

  • “Eagle Spirit Dancers”

    This dazzling event showcases Native American History and Culture every Wednesday at 7pm from June 1...

    June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • “Geology of Johnny Behind the Rocks”

    Join the Pioneer Museum as they explore the badlands south of Lander for a Wind River Visitors Counc...

    June 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • “Eagle Spirit Dancers”

    This dazzling event showcases Native American History and Culture every Wednesday at 7pm from June 1...

    July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lander Walking Tour

Support the Lander Museum

Strengthen The Legacy

“Our long term vision is to provide the highest quality exhibits, programs, interpretation and research possible to our visitors and be an essential part of cultural tourism in our community. To successfully see our vision become a reality we will count on the financial support of those who believe in who we are and direction we are going.”

-Scott Goetz: FCMCD

How To Support

The Wind River Cultural Centers Foundation has been established to help meet the financial needs of the Pioneer Museum and ensure its long term success in meeting the goals and realizing the vision of the Pioneer Museum.  Please consider supporting the Pioneer Museum by making your tax deductible donation in support of the Pioneer Museum to:

Wind River Cultural Centers Foundation

PO Box 1863

Lander, WY 82520

Atten: Pioneer Museum

A Special Thanks To Our Sponsors

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