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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, December 14, 2017
State Museum Opens Hands on Habitat Exhibit Dec. 23

Thursday, December 07, 2017
History of I-80 focus of Wyoming State Museum lecture
The history of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Walcott Junction, a section referred to by some as the Snow Chi Minh Trail, will be the focus of the December lecture at the Wyoming State Museum on Thursday, December 14, at 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
State Museum Family Days Program Celebrates "Christmas Through the Decades"

Monday, November 27, 2017
Women's Suffrage News Clipping, Illustration State Museum Object of the Month

Monday, November 06, 2017
Exotic Life Forms, Wild Undersea Geology Focus of the Wyoming State Museum Lecture


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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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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.

Call For Proposals

The Wyoming State Museum is currently seeking presenters for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 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.

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State Museum Opens Hands on Habitat Exhibit Dec. 23

A new exhibit, providing children with an up-close view of nature, opens December 23 at the Wyoming State Museum.

The new Hands on Habitats Lab will provide kids an opportunity to explore wildlife habitats of Wyoming, experience Wyoming’s night sky, sculpt Wyoming landscapes in the augmented reality sandbox and see the natural world up close with a digital microscope.

Children are invited to experience the new exhibit Mon-Sat from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning on Dec. 23.

For more information about the Hands on Habitats Lab and the Wyoming State Museum, please call 307-777-7022.

Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017

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