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

Monday, November 24, 2014
New donations on display at State Museum
The Wyoming State Museum’s Recent Donations case features some of the new objects generously donated to the Museum. The current exhibit includes a turtle fossil, a recurve bow, an accordion, an assemblage of stone points, as well as a few other objects. These objects will remain on display through April 2015, followed by a new set of artifacts.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Wyoming State Museum receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Ranked fourth out of 33 Cheyenne attractions, the Wyoming State Museum received a TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award!
Friday, November 21, 2014
State Museum hosts book signing event, Dec. 3
For persons that enjoy Wyoming history or are looking for a great gift, the Wyoming State Museum store will host a special book signing event on Wednesday, December 3 featuring four authors from the Cowboy State. The book signing will take place 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
State Museum Store open during holiday season
Shoppers are reminded that the Wyoming State Museum Store is open throughout the holiday season and features an array of products from and about the Cowboy State.
Friday, November 07, 2014
War on Terror temporary exhibit on display at State Museum
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, the Wyoming State Museum has on display a new traveling exhibit “War on Terror Fallen Warriors Memorial.”

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

: Fingerprints on Wyoming’s Rock of Ages: Clues to the Growth of Continents

Wyoming State Museum – Multi-Purpose Room

7 p.m. -

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Next Museum Event

Family Days: Celebrate Winter Holidays

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Join us anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to learn about the many winter holidays brought to Wyoming from around the world. 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, please call (307)777-7021.

Date: Saturday, December 06, 2014

Click here for the complete events schedule.

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