Preserving the past historical events through museums, this attraction has tours, publications, natural landscapes, and more.
Hoofprints of the Past Museum is located in Kaycee, Wyoming, and it is a non-profit organization. The mission here is to preserve the historical past cultural heritage while enjoying the beautiful landscapes. The museum was organized by volunteers and was founded in 1989. The volunteers work to preserve the heritage of Native Americas, historical wars, trappers, explorers, pioneers, missionaries, expedition trails, historical outlaws, and their influence on the Kaycee area. The Hoofprints of the Past Museums have digitalized VHS tapes, newspapers, audio recordings, maps, and they also have recorded stories of those who have lived and worked on the land. Museum exhibits include collections of artifacts such as pottery, weapons, outlawed items, and other donated items. Historic buildings include a schoolhouse, forts, jails, log cabins, trading posts, and the post office. Displays include a blacksmith shop, kitchen, farm equipment, wagons, and living spaces.
The Museum offers specialized tours for an additional cost that must be accepted with reservations. The specialized tours provide the necessary funding to support the museum and historical preserves. Some tours are yearly including the Hole in the Wall tour, Johnson Country War Tour, and the Bozeman Trails Tour. Smaller group tours are offered and will need to be scheduled in advance. Tours start at the Hoofprints Museum and they also include 3 quality meals as well as transportation to the historic building, trails, sites, and the ability to enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the tours for safety reasons.