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The Interpretive Center is open Wednesday – Saturday

HOURS: 10:00am – 5:00pm


Learn about our National Historic Landmark site, our foundation’s mission, and our award-winning interpretive center.

Find details about the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center: hours, admission rates, special exhibits, events, & accessibility info.

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Free Admission Day!

FREE ADMISSION this weekend! Join us this Saturday, November 26, for a day of free admission for all. Bring your...

Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation Urges Virginia not to Whitewash History

As an organization devoted to teaching the accurate history of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II, the Heart...

What’s in a Name?

by Duncan Ryūken Williams Each of the over 14,000 individuals who were incarcerated in Heart Mountain had a name. But...

Heart Mountain AR: An Augmented Reality Experience

Welcome to the Heart Mountain Augmented Reality tour! Use this free app to glimpse some moments in the lives of...

National Day of Remembrance: 80 Years of Reckoning

Eighty years ago, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that put into motion the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000...

Recreating a Taste of “Home”: The Challenge of Finding Good Food While Incarcerated

by Emily Anderson The first meals at Heart Mountain and the other incarceration camps, as recalled later by former incarcerees,...

Father Luke Yokota

by Krist Jessup In the southwest corner St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Laramie, Wyoming, there is an unassuming stained-glass window that...

Japanese American Pioneers of the Bighorn Basin

by Dakota Russell Heart Mountain will always dominate any conversation about Japanese American life in Wyoming. That’s no surprise. In...

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