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Laramie Plains Museum

Laramie, WY
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Laramie
Type: History Museums
Description: Housed in the Ivinson Mansion, this museum contains exhibits of pioneer life in Wyoming.
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Laramie, Wyoming, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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74 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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