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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, August 15, 2014
State Museum begins monthly Family Day events Sept. 6
Miss “V” the Gypsy Cowbelle kicks off the second year of Family Days at the Wyoming State Museum September 6 with a two-part program presented by the State Museum and the Laramie County Library System.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Tom Horn authors to hold lecture, book signing at State Museum
A book singing and brown bag lunch lecture featuring two authors of books on the legendary Tom Horn is scheduled at the Wyoming State Museum, Aug. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, August 01, 2014
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition call for entries
The call for entries for THE 14TH Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition is now available via the Wyoming Arts Council’s CaFE website, The deadline for entry is September 7.

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.

Explore the Museum with our mobile scavenger hunt tour!

The FREE tour starts at the entrance to the galleries and covers the entire museum. As you go, you'll earn points and learn fun facts about each stop you make. You'll receive your final score at the end of the game and a keepsake with all of the photos you captured along the way.

Starting your free tour is fast and easy! Click here for instructions on downloading the Stray Boots app.

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 Event

Art of the Hunt Exhibit

Wyoming State Museum – Art of the Hunt Exhibit, featuring handcrafted knives, fishing rods, firearms, taxidermy, stories, and more, exhibit open through Sept. 30, 307-777-7022.

Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014

Click here for the complete events schedule.

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