The North Fork Mono Families incorporated in 1966 to form the Sierra Mono Museum for the purpose of preserving Tribal history. The museum offers both static and living history experiences. The doors have been open to the public since 1971.

Permanent collections include a wide variety of Native American baskets and cultural artifacts. Also on display is the Tettleton Wildlife Diorama Collection consisting of more than 100 freestanding taxidermy animals of North America and Asia. Other collections include historical photographs, cultural items, bead work and weapons