Museum of the Yellowstone
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Located in the 1909 Union Paciﬁc Depot, this museum has historic exhibits featuring cowboys, mountain men, Native Americans, and Yellowstone Park. Come face to face with the wildlife of Yellowstone, including bison, elk, and the legendary grizzly Old Snaggletooth. Catch their ﬂy-ﬁshing exhibit that chronicles the history of the ﬂy-ﬁshing shops in West Yellowstone. Get detailed in the exhibit on the history of the Union Paciﬁc railroad; complete with models of the train and the Northern and Union Paciﬁc Depots. Transport yourself back to the ﬁres of 1988. Experience the reality of man's struggle to save the famous Old Faithful Inn and the Town of West Yellowstone. Discover how the infernos rejuvenated the ecosystem of Yellowstone National Park and how the beauty still prevails. Shake, rattle, and roll with the quake that rocked the entire Yellowstone area. Can you build a structure to withstand an earthquake? Their earthquake table will give you the answer. Experience the Yellowstone of 1908-1960. With a train whistle, your trip to Wonderland begins. Put on your duster and take a magical tour through the ﬁnest souvenirs of yesteryear, including stagecoaches, memorabilia, and historic ﬁlm footage. Admission is charged.
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