The mission of the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum is to inspire in our
visitors a greater appreciation for the mountains and for mountaineering, in all of its facets,
including the cultural and inspirational qualities of the mountains and the sport; to help in the
cause to preserve the mountains and the history of mountaineering; to educate our visitors
and in so doing enhance their enjoyment and safety in the mountains.
The Museum realizes this mission through exceptional exhibitions, education programs, and
lectures and speakers, and strives to engage a diverse audience through traveling exhibits
and cultural partnerships.