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

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Yellowstone Wagon returns to State Museum after conservation work in South Dakota
Yellowstone Wagon Returns to the Wyoming State Museum

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
March Lecture Series at Wyoming State Museum: 150 Years of the UP

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Snow is focus of State Museum Family Days event
Snow is the inspiration for the next Wyoming State Museum Family Days program, to be held on Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Brass Artillery Shell is State Museum Artifact of the Month
The March Artifact of the Month at the Wyoming State Museum is a brass artillery shell that was made into a vase by solders during World War One.

Monday, February 06, 2017
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition Purchase Award Winners Announced
Seven Wyoming artists have received 2017 Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards and will be honored during a presentation ceremony during a reception at the Wyoming State Museum February 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.


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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

Lecture Series - Ghosts of War

Wyoming State Museum - 2301 Central Avenue

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Next Museum Event

Family Days – The Railroad

Explore railroad history in Wyoming. Participants are invited to stop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to explore the Museum and participate in the Family Days program. Family Days is a free program of the Wyoming State Museum, sponsored by the Walmart Foundation, which provides children and their families with fun and educational opportunities to explore Wyoming’s natural and cultural resources. The program is held the first Saturday of the month, September through May, at the Wyoming State Museum. Each month’s program has a different theme. For more information, contact Doerr at 777-7021.

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 01, 2017

Click here for the complete events schedule.

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