Friday, June 08, 2007



.. After a rocky start to the year the Heritage & Research Center in Yellowstone is now open to the public.
.. The facility is not a "Tourist Attraction" per se, but it is accessible to the public. Primarily a library, an archive and artifact storage facility, and staff offices, the HRC is also home to the archeology labs and herbarium.
.. It houses almost 3,000 linear feet of historic records, 90,000 photographic prints and negatives, 20,000 books and manuscripts, 300,000 cultural and natural science specimens, over 35,000 archeological artifacts and approximately 10,000 plant specimens.
.. The facility is open, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm and closed weekends and federal holidays.
.. Library Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-4pm.
.. Archives and Museum Collections: by appointment only.
.. There are some reservation and research requirements should you desire to use the research collections, archives, or some of the library resources.
.. For access:
- Museum Collection
- Archives
- Research Library
- Historian