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Wyoming State Museum

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Address: 2301 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001-3110
Phone Number: +1 307-777-7022
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Waiting for repairs, stopped in, learned it was free and very mellow and relaxing...learn at own pace. It was great to explore and see about history and culture. The boot art... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiting for repairs, stopped in, learned it was free and very mellow and relaxing...learn at own pace. It was great to explore and see about history and culture. The boot art out front was great to see and learn about. We geo cached around the museum as well Thank you!

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Milwaukee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I make it a point to visit local and state history museums when we’re on our road trips. More often than not, we have been very impressed with the use of displays, artifacts, and narratives used to summarize historical persons, events, and natural features that define a state or community. Our visit to the Wyoming State Museum... More 

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A relatively small museum that does an adequate job telling the story of Wyoming. Geared more toward school age children, there is no charge for admission but a donation box is available. Again, best for school kids and out of staters.

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Pflugerville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Settled for state museum because Capitol building is closed for renovations. The museum has a small display of the Capitol but doesn't do it justice. There are only 2 floors and not a whole lot to see. Free admission.

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Forest Hill, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We really enjoyed this museum - wouldn't describe it as small as other reviewers. A thorough look at the exhibits is going to take a couple of hours. The museum has displays covering the area before Wyoming statehood all the way through present day. Better signage would help guide visitors through the middle area of the museum as the exhibits... More 

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This Museum is not big compared to others we have visited, but it presents a fairly good idea of the local history, and it's well presented.The staff where friendly, and pleased to see all visitors.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a good place to spend an hour and learn a bit about Wyoming's history. It's not huge, but it's got some nice, relevant exhibits. It's also easy to access and get around in.

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

You can learn a lot about Wyoming history and culture. State has done a great job and it's always nice when an attraction is free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This museum is small but rich in resources for Wyoming history. They have a great kids section with dress up clothes (think old west), puzzles, an old soldier fort remade, and an arch (St. Louis) to construct. They have information on dinosaur activity in this area, coal history, native American resources, and other local history and artifacts. Kids enjoy this... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wonderful and quirky bits of Wyoming's varied history. Really loved the section on the mining and minerals.

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