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Address: 400 West Center, Douglas, WY 82633
Phone Number: +1 307-358-9288
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Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 am
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Explore Wyoming's pioneer history. Admission is FREE! The purpose of the...

Explore Wyoming's pioneer history. Admission is FREE! The purpose of the Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum is to collect, preserve, interpret and display historical and cultural materials related to westward expansion, to Wyoming pioneers in particular and the west in general. Come enjoy: the teepee from the movie "Dances With Wolves", historic photographs, pioneer history, WY State Fair history, Native American artifacts, one room schoolhouse, early day bar pioneer living, Dr.'s buggy, historic cabin, wagons, stock detective Tom Horn's saddle, rifles; such as once belonged to Nate Champion.

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Surprisingly good- stop in and visit!

Stopped at the museum while my daughter was in the area for business. Was not prepared for the amount of artifacts and displays to see. I was there for hours and still barely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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108 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stopped at the museum while my daughter was in the area for business. Was not prepared for the amount of artifacts and displays to see. I was there for hours and still barely finished seeing everything. Extensive collection of guns and rifles, clothing, uniforms, artifacts from wars and daily living from the last 200 years. Very impressive and it's free!!... More 

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Midwest City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and decided to stop and see what this had. They coveted everything from frontier days to 50's and both world wars. Has 2 or 3 levels, I got lots of small souvenirs for coworkers plus a couple of Christmas gifts there. And the town's high school mascot is the jackalope!

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Thank DonnaH14
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

There is a lot of history in this museum. There are 8 different galleries filled with antiques, from rifles to clothing to toys to ranch items. The room full of American Indian items was cool to see. The museum is nicely set up, and is free. Worth a stop if in the area.

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Thank AF_Hiker
North Redington Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The collection was interesting and it was close to downtown. The gift shop was fun. If you are in Douglas, you should go here.

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Glenrock, Wyoming, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The history of Wyoming is portrayed so well. I could spend so much time there reading all the descriptions of all that is included. It is a must see!

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Oroville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was a good surprise, for small town, this was a very interesting and very extensive museum. In Douglas WY, Right off HY 25 in south central WY. at the fair grounds. Takes at least 2 hours to get thru, something for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My family has owned land in WY since 1886 and I love the pride in local history. Great place to stop into, very friendly staff.

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Thank WayNorthForever
Story, Wyoming U.S.A.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This little museum is great. Lots of guns for the people that like guns, plus there is something for everyone here. Fun place for the kids also

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Douglas, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Museum is at the Fairgrounds, easy to find. The lady at the entrance was very nice. The museum is small. We thought the displays gave us a real view of what the old west was like, lots of cowboy stuff.

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Thank wyoflyfisher
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It would be worth the stop and visit this museum. It's located in the fair grounds in Douglas, just off one of the main roads. It's got all kinds of cool and interesting facts and items. It's got several rooms and two floors. The ladies that were working when we visited were very friendly and informative. The best thing is... More 

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