The Museum presents a visual and interpretative experience into the romantic era of the 1800s Mountain Man and provides a comprehensive overview of the Western Fur Trade’s historical significance. Situated in the heart of the country that was once the hub of the Rocky Mountain Rendezvous system, the Museum stands as a monument to the men and the commerce that opened the West.
The Mission of the Museum of the Mountain Man is to preserve and interpret the history of the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. The Museum will accomplish its mission through exhibitions of objects, publications, tours and research designed to engage the imagination of its visitors.
The mission of the Sublette County Historical Society is to preserve and interpret the history of the area that is now Sublette County, Wyoming.
The vision for the Sublette County Historical Society is to be the center of excellence in the preservation and presentation of the artistic, historic and cultural history of Sublette County, WY. The Society endeavors to place Sublette County, WY in the broader context of Western history through its flagship Museum, The Museum of the Mountain Man, and through the interpretation of the archaeological record of the county.