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Wyoming State Museum

2301 Central Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7022
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Ranked #2 of 32 Attractions in Cheyenne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

A great museum to learn about the West and what shaped it during the 19th C. I really liked the interactive buffalo where you could remove the body parts to learn how the Indians used each piece of it. Helpful staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

It seemed a bit small to be the state museum. However, saying that, there was a lot of information within and the exhibits seem to appeal to all ages. The exhibits geared to children were especially good. We enjoyed the travelling trout exhibit upstairs; a large group of fish artwork, each on poles, created by Wyoming teenagers. The staff were... More

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Chesterfield, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Fun place! Lots of local and state wide history. I learned some new things about my new home state! Dont forget to ask for free stickers for the Wyoming State tourism trail!

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Pittsburgh
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The museum is definitely worth seeing if you are in the neighborhood. They do have some interesting items on display and kids will find many interesting things to see. Unfortunately the museum does not give a good overview of the history of Wyoming. One is left with little understanding of how and why Wyoming became state and what happened there.... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This neat museum contains displays covering the state's history. We enjoyed the scavenger hunt leaflet designed to help kids find pieces of interesting information in different parts of the museum. The museum also includes lots of hands-on displays, as well as a fun children's area.

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Kansas City
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed touring the museum while my husband spoke with the very helpful folks in the archive offices. A great stop on our trip. I appreciated the care taken to label the exhibits with a touch of flair, e.g., "the old soft shell" (ha, soft shoe) by an exhibit on ancient turtles. Nice change from the usual dry museum info.... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We enjoyed the museum and the items displayed ... gave us a good overall history of Wyoming and provided wonderful historical artifacts to view.

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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a great little museum showing so many things about Wyoming's past and present, illuminating both the human history and the natural history of the region. The museum is free and I think it's a "must see" when visiting Cheyenne. It has something of interest for all ages. I learned a lot of interesting things there. One of the... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a free museum to visit we enjoyed the display of the rich history of the state. There is a children's "hands on" part where the kids can dress up, see what a cabin could look like, a saddle to sit on and a dinosaur bone. They also had an art exhibit.

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Tampa, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very interesting, well done exhibits. Very much worth our time. Staff and volunteers were very helpful. I highly recommend it.

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