Museum Schedule & Admission:

Winter/Spring – February 10 through May 29
Hours – Thursday through Monday, 9:30 AM to 5 PM

Peak Season – May 30 through August 30
Hours – Open Daily, 9:30 AM to 5 PM

Fall/Winter – August 31 through December 23
Hours – Thursday through Monday, 9:30 AM to 5 PM

Closed Sunday, December 24 – Mid-February.

The Brinton Museum ADMISSION is FREE to all visitors! Thanks to a generous donation from Ramaco Carbon, LLC, we are able to waive our admission fees. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit The Brinton Museum this year.

Ranch House Tours – $7

  • May 25 to September 30
  • Offered every hour from 10am to 4pm
  • 45 minutes duration

Ranch House & Grounds Tours – $15

  • June 1 to August 20
  • Offered on odd hours (11am, 1pm & 3pm)
  • 1.5 hours duration

Leather Workshop Tours

  • May 26 to August 27
  • Drop-in Friday, Saturday & Sunday between 10 am and 4pm
  • Learn about the history of leatherwork and the Sheridan Style tradition from resident artist and leatherworker, James F. Jackson
  • Approximately 30 minutes in duration

Please check in at the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building for more information.


Brinton Bistro Hours

Summer Hours
Thursday, Friday 11 AM – 2 PM
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM


What to See & Do

Forrest E., Mars, Jr. Building
The Brinton Museum’s 24,000-square-foot $15.8-million, eco-conscious building houses one of the most significant and extensive  Western and American Indian Art collections in the Rocky Mountain West.

Ranch House and Grounds
The Brinton Museum, located on the 620-acre historic Quarter Circle A Ranch in Big Horn, offers an authentic view into the life and lifestyle of a Western gentleman and art collector who was a patron and friend of many of the most celebrated 19th and 20th-century Western artists.

Nature Trails
The Nature Trails and Hunt for the Horned Toad, open seasonally, offer a great way to explore the museum grounds and experience breath-taking views.

Leather Shop 
Ask about seasonal tours of the museum Leather Shop and see Jim Jackson, master craftsman, at work.

Brinton Bistro
Join us in The Brinton Bistro for lunch and weekend brunch.

Museum Store
Shop in person or online for gifts, souvenirs, or fine art.




The Brinton Museum partners with several arts and travel organizations: