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Our guide was a middle-school student and he gave one of the most comprehensive tours I have had. I... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Professoressa
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Loved, Loved, Loved This Historic House

The Laramie Plains Museum is housed in the Ivinson Mansion. We visited at the recommendation of... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
Linda P
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The Villages, Florida, United States
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Housed in the Ivinson Mansion, this museum contains exhibits of pioneer life in Wyoming.
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Our guide was a middle-school student and he gave one of the most comprehensive tours I have had. I visit a lot of historic homes because I am always interested in lives of the past, and this was fascinating and beautiful. The interior is perfectly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

The Laramie Plains Museum is housed in the Ivinson Mansion. We visited at the recommendation of Mike & Kathleen, owners of The MountainView Historic Hotel in Centennial, WY. I am a lover of old homes, their history and furnishings and cannot count the number I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

A wonderfully preserved home from Laramie's interesting early history. Most of the house remains as it was and any restoration was researched and done in the spirit of the original. It also includes many other items from that have been donated from the same era....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a step back in history. from boarding schools for girls and how young women came into adulthood. I took 3 young boys thru this museum they were fascinated by many things but on the top level they asked the most questions. we went...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Kelly L
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Followed trip advisor recommendation to visit the house, but did not book or check availability. The staff there are really helpful and even though we arrived mid tour, we were welcomed into the group and had a personal tour of the rooms we missed at...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Neil W
Reviewed July 5, 2016

My husband and I really enjoyed the one hour tour of this beautifully restored house near UW. The guides are middle school students and we had our own tour when we arrived. Our guide was knowledgeable and so poised! We had a blast. Thanks!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

The charm of early Laramie, Wyoming is fully evident in this lovely old mansion. It was restored with love and dedication by several residents and is now staffed by equally dedicated volunteers. I took my first/second grade class there for three or four years for...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Jeanne V
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The "Ivinson" name is part of the very history of the City of Laramie. The Museum offers guided tours of the Ivinson Mansion; this is the beautifully restored home and grounds built for Edward and Jane Ivinson. Truly a treasure!

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank go2wyo
Reviewed August 25, 2015

The web site states that they open at 9 a.m. However, they do not open until the afternoon. Be sure to call ahead before you visit to confirm hours they are open. Guided tours are led by jr. high and sr. high students.

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank Pete B
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great history about the entire plains area, showcased in a beautifully-restored mansion, with tours conducted by wonderfully-trained local student volunteers.

Date of experience: July 2015
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