Fascination with the Yellowstone area began with the first trappers' incredulous tales of gushing geysers and gurgling mud pots. Since being established as the world's first National Park in1872, curious travelers have ventured from every corner of the world to experience this place called "Wonderland." 

Beginning on Tuesday September 6, the Museum will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Come learn about stagecoaches, automobiles and the heritage of West Yellowstone! The Museum will close for the season at 7 p.m. on Sunday October 2.

Join us for a Community Open House and Barbecue Dinner on Wednesday September 28 from  5 PM to 7 PM (or till the food runs out) at the Union Pacific Dining Lodge. We'll honor long-time YHC Board Member Byrns Fagerburg and you'll have the chance to meet our new YHC Manager Kaitlin Johnson and Collections Manager Kathryn McKee.

Purchasing a membership helps the Yellowstone Historic Center further its mission of preservation and interpretation of West Yellowstone's unique history.  Click here to learn about membership benefits.