• LEARN...        Guided Tours

    Guided Tours

    For regular visits to the museum, the gallery does not require a guide. However, if you would like to schedule a tour with a guide, we are happy to book tours for school, adult, scout, home school and other groups.

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  • SHOP...        Books & Gifts

    Books & Gifts

    Our Museum Bookstore & Gift Shop offers a large selection of books, gifts, maps, jewelry, toys and other items. Stop by the museum to browse our selection.

  • EXPLORE...        Museum Events

    Museum Events

    The Sweetwater County Historical Museum offers an array of fun and exciting events for history lovers of all ages. Check out our calendar of events to see what is currently happening and to get involved.

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  • The museum houses extensive archives of historic photographs, records, documents, and publications. As the primary repository for materials recounting the past of Sweetwater County, the museum serves as a valuable resource for authors, researchers, and other scholars of history.
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    Historical Research

  • Our exhibits explore Sweetwater County's story; spanning millions of years, beginning with an ancient lake with prehistoric life forms that later fueled the county's major industries such as coal & trona mining. The history is diverse and chronicles a long pattern of human occupation, beginning with the Shoshone & Ute tribes.
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    Museum Exhibits

  • Sweetwater County Historical Museum participates in several types of community outreach programs including special programs for elementary school classes that complement the curriculum of local and regional history, off-site exhibits and programs on a variety of subjects for adult groups.
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    Community Outreach