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Laramie Plains Museum

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Address: Laramie, WY
Description: Housed in the Ivinson Mansion, this museum contains exhibits of pioneer...
Housed in the Ivinson Mansion, this museum contains exhibits of pioneer life in Wyoming.
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Great House and Tour

great tour through all floors of this restored mansion, like many of these houses the original owners furniture was all gone, however many of the Iversons possesions have been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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161 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

great tour through all floors of this restored mansion, like many of these houses the original owners furniture was all gone, however many of the Iversons possesions have been sourced or donated. through great fundraising and donations the house is full of many period pieces, also the third floor is a treasure trove dedicated to local history. nice shop as... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I visited the Mansion and it was a wonderful experience. When we arrived we were the only two guests but the former curator, Mr. Dan Nelson was very kind to take us on a tour. The Mansion was beautifully restored be volunteers and generous donations and the antique furnishings were incredible. The displays of history of the... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love this museum! Not only for its vast collection, beautiful grounds and of course, the Ivinson Mansion, but for the passionate staff and volunteers! From the HS junior docents to the retired seniors, everyone you encounter here is a representative of the Laramie community who is doing his or her best to give back. Take the time to take... More 

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Shepherd, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Great museum, beautiful mansion, well worth the $10.00. Such a history of the Ivinson's life and how much they accomplished in Laramie. The tour was wonderful and the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Also learned that Laramie was the first town to hold a municipal election, on September 6, 1870. So, the first woman who voted in the United... More 

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Burgess, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The Ivinson's Mansion is well worth a visit. The guide was friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgable and the house is beautiful. The furnishings inside the house reflected the wealthy's mode of living in the 1800's. The top floor of the house contained settings and artifacts reflecting the way of living for the early settlers. There was a barber shop, doctor's office,... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Great little museum. The house and the gardens are beautiful.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

This is a guided tour through the Ivinson's mansion. Well worth the $10.

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Laramie Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Charming place to take visitors for intro.to Laramie history. Beautiful grounds in the summertime.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

This mansion houses the museum and shows the kind of house the wealthy owned in a well documented western town.

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2007

I loved the victorian decor!!! The mansion is so beautiful, and contains so much great Laramie history. The docents were incredibly knowledgeable, and everyone was so friendly. I wish that I could live in that house. WOW!!!

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