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2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, Wy 82002
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Wyoming State Museum "Ghosts of War" lecture tomorrow
Artifacts of war are the focus of this month’s lecture at the Wyoming State Museum on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m.


Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Merci Train temporary exhibit opens at the Wyoming State Museum

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Fluting Iron State Museum Artifact of the Month
The April Artifact of the Month at the Wyoming State Museum is a fluting iron that was used for ironing pleats into fabric, especially on collars, cuffs, and dress hems.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Trains subject of State Museum Family Day presentation
Trains are the inspiration for the next Wyoming State Museum Family Days program, to be held on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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


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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 - Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

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