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Wyoming State Museum
Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, Wy 82002
(307) 777-7022
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Museum News

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Dinosaurs focus of State Museum Family Day activities
Dinosaurs will be the inspiration for the next Wyoming State Museum Family Days event, to be held on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Macerated money artwork featured in State Museum Object of the Month exhibit

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
WSM April lecture

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Tom Horn Trial focus of State Museum lecture


Friday, March 25, 2016
State Museum Family Days program examines Wyoming Geology


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The mission of the Wyoming State Museum is to serve as an educational, historical, and cultural institution, whose goal is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts that reflect the human and natural history of Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain West.

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Call For Proposals
The Wyoming State Museum is currently seeking presenters for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Thursday Night Lecture Series, If you are interested in presenting, or know someone who should, click here for the general guidelines as well as the proposal form. For more information, please contact Nathan Doerr, Curator of Education, at (307) 777-7021.

Thursday Night Lecture Series
All presentations are held the second Thursday of each month, September – May, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wyoming State Museum, located in the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Nathan Doerr, Curator of Education, at (307) 777-7021.

Next Museum Lecture

Thursday Night Lecture Series - A History of the 1941 Cheyenne Indians Minor League Baseball Team

Wyoming State Museum - 2301 Central Avenue

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Next Museum Event

Family Days - Dinosaur Detectives

Become a junior paleontologist as you learn about dinosaurs from clues found in rocks and dirt! Join us anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, September – May at the Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Avenue in Cheyenne. Family Days is a FREE program that provides children and their families with fun and educational opportunities to explore Wyoming’s natural and cultural resources. For more information, call (307) 777-7021.

Time: 10a.m. - 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 07, 2016

Click here for the complete events schedule.

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