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Nicolaysen Art Museum

Address: 400 E. Collins Dr, Casper, WY
Phone Number: 307/235-5247
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Casper
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This museum is a "gem" in a small package. Being "city folk" and museum freaks, we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of both the regular and special exhibits. The Russen sculptures were so appealing, you wanted to buy one --not for sale -- :-(

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Glendale, California
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173 reviews 173 reviews
56 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Nic has come a long way in the past year. They are mounting serious major shows of Wyoming and western artists. The Harry Jackson show was extensive and handsomely presented. The Nic seems to have many programs going all the time in addition to its exhibits. Well worth a visit if you are in Casper.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have driven by a zillon times but never stopped in to check it out until recently. If you are expecting quality of a large museum you wil be disappointed. Not trying to slam this place but it's just not all that, there are times where they have weekend long events, and night time concerts. And a kids creative area.... More 

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midwest
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to the "nic". Harry Jackson's works were still on display and we're glad we had the chance to see some of his work and learn a little more about him. Fascinating. The other exhibits were very entertaining and well done too. We didn't stick around for the live music that was scheduled to start at... More 

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Colorado
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327 reviews 327 reviews
35 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Came here during a last ditch effort to entertain 3 kids under 5 on a rainy day and wow! There is so many crafts and kids activities in the discovery center here. The kids had a blast & were wore out when we were done.

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Casper, Wyoming
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a find for little ol' Casper, WY! This is a major art museum, with a real flare of Western art. But it doesn't stop there. Great place to take the kids, with fun things for them to do. It's very spacious and modern in design. I was impressed. Their displays and artist change often, so you always have a... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Lots of local artists at the Nic. And it is located in downtown Casper, WY so one parking spot and you can see it all.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We were passing through Casper and stopped to see the NIC festival. We were disappointed in the food selection and prices. Crazy overpriced, festival food. Nothing was very good, portions small and all the food was way, way overpriced. Enjoyed stretching legs and walking around, but would not go back to the festival.

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Wyoming
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Go visit this place. It is full of local talent and others' works. You might be fortunate enough to catch it in the summertime when it is full of locals on a week night. A friendly town with abundant art to take your soul and please your eye. J. Reed

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Casper, WY
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

For Wyoming, the art is okay. They have activities for kids to do in the summer too. I'm not sure about any other season though. The activities are more geared to little kids though. The staff is very friendly toward everyone. The prices can be a bit steep, but if you visit the gift shop prepare for your wallet to... More 

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