National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson

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#2 of 90 in Tours in Wyoming
With a stone and glass exterior that blends into the landscape, surrounded by a scattering of bronze statues, National Museum of Wildlife Art houses a beautiful collection of wildlife art. Animals are represented in paintings, drawings, sculptures, and multimedia pieces from both American and European artists. Roughly half of the museum is a permanent exhibit, while temporary exhibits fill the rest of the space: check the website for up-to-date information. Using our custom trip planner, Jackson Hole attractions like National Museum of Wildlife Art can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Had no idea I loved fine wildlife art until stumbling onto the museum. So many impressive and gorgeous pieces of art, history and their restaurant on site, Palate is a must wit food as incredible as t...  more »
  • Amazing wildlife and landscape art. The is also a cafe which has a killer view over the Elk refuge. There is also a combination ticket for an elk refuge sleigh ride. Don't miss this!  more »
  • We did have a tour by an expert it was a great insight into the wildlife via art. Not for everyone but we enjoyed it. Can get some great photos from the car park across the Elk refuge  more »
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  • If you love wildlife, or if you love art, you should go. If you love both, like me, you'll absolutely love it. The collection is beautiful and well presented. There's a stunning Rungius gallery, some Warhol pieces, and more. I love that one of the gallery is dedicated to raise awareness about the animal trade. The building and its location are well worth a stop even if you don't go in. Just go!
  • From Pablo Picasso to Charles Russell, if you enjoy wildlife art then you will be glad you paid this place a visit. Take a stroll outside overlooking the National Elk Refuge while you immerse yourself in life-size sculptures or walk the halls to view amazing works like "Chief" by Robert Bateman.
  • Absolutely outstanding! I could spend three days here. Painting, drawing, sculpture from abstract to realism. The Andy Warhol exhibit had more depth than I expected. Lovely lunch at the restaurant, Palate.
  • Beautiful art but very stingy people.. they wouldn't even let us carry our diaper bag around in the bottom of the stroller .. not touching any statues either.. even if they are metal..
  • A gem. Fantastic works of art on international level. Beautiful setting. Interesting architecture and sculpture garden. Worth spending several good hours.

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