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Werner Wildlife Museum

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Address: 405 15th Street, Casper, WY 82601
Phone Number: 307-268-2100
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: No

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Great exhibits!

We visited with our grandson and he was excited to see so many animals. Very nice to educate kids about Wyoming's wildlife as well as a few animals from around the world. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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casper
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with our grandson and he was excited to see so many animals. Very nice to educate kids about Wyoming's wildlife as well as a few animals from around the world. There was no fee and it is a great place to spend an afternoon with kids.

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Thank CasperKellygirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Lots of exhibits, but not enough hands on or gift shop items. Kids couldnt relate to real life experiences. We would of liked to feel a fur or a horn, and buy a bear tooth or postcard for memory of our visit.

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Thank Laura C
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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524 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This museum has a large variety of taxidermed animals from around the world. There are two floors. Large variety of birds. I was told by the volunteer that the two baby pronghorn on display were actually never born. Their mother was hit by a car before their birth. Not a bad stop.

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Thank AF_Hiker
Casper, Wyoming
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

While unassuming and small by any museum standard, we found Werner to be jam-pack filled with more than we expected. Our grandchildren just LOVED to see (face-to-face) the hundreds of creatures displayed. Grandpa was fascinated by some of the trophy animals and loved the price - FREE. It needs a bigger venue. Dated and so full of displays that it... More 

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Thank Bob G
Casper, Wyoming
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have been going to the Werner for years and years. I always enjoy taking now people as they are shocked by the amount of information stored inside. It is perhaps the best zoological display available for critters specific to our region. Don't let the diminutive size of the building dissuade you. It's worth the trip.

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2 Thank Wyominghamster
Casper
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

I haven't been here since I was a kid but it was just as cool after twenty years. My kids loved looking at the bears and the "scary" animals. I had forgotten about the downstairs! Very impressive collection! Thank you for keeping this museum going for all these years.

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1 Thank ZoJomama
Southern USA
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132 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stopped at this museum on our way out of town on a rainy morning. Impressive collection and extremely we done. Not just a tour for school children.

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1 Thank GAWanderer
Plano, Texas
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Our kids love this place. Every year they get re-aquainted with old 6 Toes the bear. The staff are awesome, too!

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1 Thank Mike H
Casper, Wyoming, United States
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158 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Werner Wildlife Musuem has been around for many years. I went there several times growing up and now my daughter is going with her classmates. Lot's of cool animals and history about Casper. The Werner Wildlife Museum is home to Casper's famouse albino deer. I would recommend this for school field trips or for anyone visiting Casper.

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Thank Laurie M
liberty112
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We live only blocks away from the Werner Wildlife Museum and we finally decided to spend an afternoon exploring what it had to offer. What a great surprise it was! The lady working there was so kind and friendly and welcomed our large family and children and gave us a small talk about what the museum had to offer. She... More 

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