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Laramie Plains Museum

Laramie, WY
+1 307-742-4448
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How they lived in Laramie then.

A wonderfully preserved home from Laramie's interesting early history. Most of the house remains... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen M
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Laramie, Wyoming
worth the time

This is a step back in history. from boarding schools for girls and how young women came into... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Kelly L
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Housed in the Ivinson Mansion, this museum contains exhibits of pioneer life in Wyoming.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“mansion” (10 reviews)
“treasure” (2 reviews)
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Laramie, WY
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 25 May 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

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 5 March 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

1  Thank Neil W
Reviewed 6 July 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!

Thank lovestotravel376
Reviewed 28 June 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

1  Thank Jeanne V
Reviewed 25 April 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!

2  Thank go2wyo
Reviewed 25 August 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.

4  Thank Pete B
Reviewed 17 August 2015

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

Thank aztraveler515
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Spend a pleasant hour or two at this elegant museum. You'll see 19 pieces of beautifully carved chairs, tables, and cabinets, done by a prisoner who was serving a 3-year term for cashing a bad $25 check. You'll see a shower purchased at the Chicago...More

Thank Arizonacandi
Reviewed 19 July 2015

The University has a wonderful museum of Dinosaurs and would be a great place to take children. The center piece is a huge one almost the length of the room, there are many more around some in glass cases there are, small and large ones...More

Thank TripMember06162015
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