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Wyoming State Museum

Address: 2301 Central Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone Number: 307-777-7022
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Ranked #3 of 44 things to do in Cheyenne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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321 reviews 321 reviews
94 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This modest-sized museum has a bit of everything - natural history, cultural history, wildlife, minerals, the "old West", and when we visited it even had a pretty nice "Governor's" fine art show going on in the lobby. There also was a larger "temporary" exibit linking art and nature upstairs. It is located in the downtown complex of state government buildings... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My nephew and I took his kids (girl 10, boy 8) here on a Spring Break trip through the western states. The museum was laid out in a very accessible way and the staff was very welcoming. There were a lot of things to engage the kids. When we entered, the attendant gave each of them a map showing items... More 

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I highly recommend going to the Wyoming State Museum! Everyone is different, but I suggest at least 2-3 hours to cover the entire museum, gift shop, and talking to the staff. The staff was very pleasant and nice! The cost is free, but donations are accepted. I highly recommend donating. The environment was very conducive to preserving the displays, antiques,... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is our "Go-To" Steakhouse in the Cheyenne area. The food is served hot and just the way you ordered it. The steaks are done to perfection, and we love the fresh veggies that are offered as sides. The Outback offers specialty drinks during the year, along with a great Happy Hour menu. The coconut shrimp are delicious, as are... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Excellent displays of Wyoming history and people that settled the state. Art work and graphics of very high quality. Easy to view all areas in comfort.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Not only were the kids entertained for over 2 hours but we were able to learn so much about Wyoming and it's history. Clean and well put together displays were great. Some Indian bead work, geology and information about cowboys were nice displays. Gift shop is amazing, a little of the local art, some food and bath items and some... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
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209 reviews 209 reviews
70 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Touring our state museum is very aggravating. There is so,so,soooooo much rich history in this building. It. Is as thou the museum is for the purpose of appeasing staff and tolerating the public. It is not organized in a manner to enrich the public with its wealth of amazing history. The gal that runs the museum is so outgoing and... More 

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279 reviews 279 reviews
150 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

nice museum , over two floors with a gift shop, free parking available. Covers a lot of information about the state and its people and history. Some interesting dinosaur and fossil stuff, as well as the cowboys and Indians. Nice and friendly staff, well worth combining with the Capitol Building across the road. Free museum but donations expected.

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Springfield, IL
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180 reviews 180 reviews
95 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This state museum does the usual of covering a lot of subjects. That means not much time is given to any one thing. There was some nice Plains Indian beadwork on display. Some of the exhibits seem to have a corporate spin to them. Part of what we had hoped to learn here was about Wyoming's geology. Couldn't find one... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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201 reviews 201 reviews
57 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is really a nice museum where you can take in the history of Wyoming as a territory and a state. There is an area that has displays of works of locals. Very neat. We were there just an hour and could have spent much more time. The lady at the front desk was very pleasant and informative. If you... More 

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