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

Friday, October 17, 2014
Author Nancy Weidel holds book singing at State Museum
Nancy Weidel, author of the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series, will be on hand to sign her new book “Wyoming Historic Ranches” October 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wyoming State Museum.
Monday, October 06, 2014
State Museum Store book sale underway
Do you like Wyoming history? Are you looking for an amazing Christmas gift for someone who does? If you said yes, then look no further. Wyoming State Museum’s book store is having its annual October Book Sale event.
Monday, October 06, 2014
Haunted Cheyenne subject of State Museum lecture
Haunted Cheyenne will be the focus of October’s Wyoming State Museum Lecture Series presentation, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
State Museum Object of the Month is Hickok's Cane
The Wyoming State Museum October Object of the Month is a beautiful bamboo walking cane said to have belonged to legendary “Wild Bill” Hickok.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
State Museum Family Day focuses on fire protection, Wilderness Act
Families are invited to join the Wyoming State Museum and the Wyoming State Forestry Division on October 4, for a double celebration of National Fire Prevention Month, as well as the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Our Mission

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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An Evening with the Wyoming State Museum

Call For Proposals
The Wyoming State Museum is currently seeking presenters for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 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.

Fall 2014 Evening 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

Remembering, Preserving, & Celebrating: Wyoming’s Hispanic History

Wyoming State Museum – Multi-Purpose Room

7 p.m. -

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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