We are planning a whole new slate of fun and engaging, all-ages programs for the coming spring and summer. Check back here to see what is coming up next.
September 8 & 9, 2023 7:30 PM
Join the Museum September 8 & 9 for the 4th annual Living History Cemetery Tour: Ranchers of Sheridan County at 7:30 pm. Space is limited to 30 people. Tickets are $25 each and must be purchased in advance.
With over 20,000 burials dating back to the 1880s, cemetery tours offer a glimpse at a unique cross section of history. Previous tours have included Sheridan Founders, Women of Distinction, Red Light District, Murder and Suicide, Union and Confederate Veterans. This is a ticketed event.
May 13, 2023 9 AM-5 PM
Join the Museum at the Bighorns for our inaugural Family Day celebrating Historic Preservation Month. Family Day is a free day at the museum celebrating the places that matter most in Sheridan County. Free admission and activities for kids throughout the day. No registration required.
Family Day is generously sponsored by Citco Federal Credit Union, Crossroads Health/Solitude Spa, Becky Cummings, Arvid & Vi Luhman, Edre Maier, QC10 Architects, Sheridan Fire Equipment, and Dan and Barb Stalker.
Entries Must be Received by 5 PM, May 1, 2023
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s THIS PLACE MATTERS campaign encourages people to celebrate the treasured and historic places in their community. The Museum at the Bighorns invites you to share what place in Sheridan County matters most to you. Click here for full contest details, rules, and entry form.
2024 Dates TBD
Learn local history with fun, hands-on activities for children ages 6-10. Every other Tuesday this summer at 10 am on the museum porch, we will be learning about topics like making butter, weaving, painting, and ice cream. An adult must accompany participants. Tidbit Programs are free of charge, but registration is required.
2024 Dates TBD
Enrich your understanding of history at our evening discussion series. History After Dark covers a variety of topics from the Great Sioux war to the legacy of Sheridan Beer and World War II.
*This event is free to members; $5 to non-members.