Since 1990, the Museum of the Mountain Man has been preserving and interpreting the history of the Rocky Mountain fur trade.
The Museum of the Mountain Man houses many permanent and current exhibits featuring a variety of history, art, and rare artifacts.
The SCHS/MMM continues to publish interesting, well-documented histories on the mountain men, rendezvous and fur trade era, 1820-1840.
You Can Help!
Help to keep this intriguing and important history alive. The Museum of the Mountain Man depends upon generous donors like you!
Become a Member!
Members of the Museum of the Mountain Man help us to create a strong foundation of support for the preservation of fur trade history. Members receive multiple benefits with each level of membership.
Research & Library
The Museum of the Mountain Man has an extensive collection of rare fur trade history books available by appointment for those interested in researching the era.
Want to gift a fur trade book or item to a loved one? Check out our trading post gift shop!
Since the release of the Oscar award winning film The Revenant, there have been many questions on the facts and real story of mountain man Hugh Glass. Here you will find a website dedicated solely to presenting those facts. With articles written by fur trade historians and experts, including the historical adviser on the film, Clay Landry.
Stories From the Wild
Check out our new website! Stories from the Wild features a collection of interviews and guest blog posts highlighting the use of the Wind River Mountains and Green River Valley both historically and in our modern era. These posts are complimented by historical documents and objects from the Museum of the Mountain Man’s collections. With high-resolution photography, a modern layout, and interactive content, the Stories from the Wild website makes history fun and accessible.