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Fort Laramie National Historic Site

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Address: 965 Grey Rocks Rd, Fort Laramie, WY 82212
Phone Number: 307-837-2221
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Back in time at the Fort

This was a great historic trip.Many buildings preserved and decorated with furnishings, clothing and relics

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Sierra Madre, California
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Sierra Madre, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was a great historic trip.Many buildings preserved and decorated with furnishings, clothing and relics

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We arrived at Fort Laramie about 10 minutes before closing. The Ranger in the Visitor's Center (located in one of the historic buildings located a short walk from the parking lot), kindly stayed 15 minutes after closing to chat with me about the history of the fort. You can walk around the site and look at the buildings and displays... More 

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Las Vegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Fort Laramie was a major stop on the way west for tens of thousands of settlers. The problem is that it has a perception issue because it does not look nor did it ever look like the Hollywood version of a western fort with high walls and a large gate with cavalry troops riding out of the gates to fight... More 

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papillion
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was an interesting trip back into the past. I would recommend seeing the video in the visitor center before taking the walk around the park. Admission was free the day we were there and of course the National Parks Pass is always nice to have along. There is a very nice gift shop at the visitor center. Many of... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Fort Laramie is a well preserved historical site, which played a pivotal part in the westward expansion of the United States. Make sure to tour all of the buildings and to catch any of the period talks!

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Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

FT Laramie is a great little stop along the Oregon Trail. They have great stafff during the summer months that are very energetic about playin their role as military or plainsman. Last visited 2 years ago.

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You could almost envision the day to day operations of the Fort after touring many of the buildings. Very interesting to see the furnishings and ambiance. Well done.

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It was a lovely summers day when we visited this Site and we thoroughly enjoyed our walk through the quite large area of the old Fort. We started with an excellent video presentation in the visitor centre plus very helpful staff before exploring the site where there were many explanatory boards at the appropriate section of the fort. The whole... More 

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Georgioupolis, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

An interesting and important place in the history of the USA. Carefully preserved/restored it gives an insight into what life was really like 150 years ago. Helpful young man in 'trooper' uniform and also a shop packed with books about those harsh times. Large picnic area by the big car park complete with 'long drop' toilet! Just take care with... More 

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Aurora, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Ft. Laramie was an important stop on the way west for pioneers and it's an interesting stop today for anyone interested in the history of the west. This large site has been restored just enough so that you can still get a feel of life back in the 1800s. The staff is very friendly and there is a lot to... More 

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Additional Information about Fort Laramie National Historic Site

Address: 965 Grey Rocks Rd, Fort Laramie, WY 82212
Phone Number: 307-837-2221
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Fort Laramie
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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