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American Heritage Center

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I-80 roadtrip break

5 stars for effort, friendliness, quirkiness. Small art museum, maybe 20-30 minutes of viewing; but... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Interesting historical storehouse

The Heritage Center has archival material for a wide range of sources. The Wyoming Stockgrower's... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Bill L
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28 Jun 2018
“I-80 roadtrip break”
21 Jan 2018
“Interesting historical storehouse”
Located on the University of Wyoming's campus, this center has historical manuscripts and research facilities.
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2111 Willett Drive, Laramie, WY 82071
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

5 stars for effort, friendliness, quirkiness. Small art museum, maybe 20-30 minutes of viewing; but check the rotating exhibitions because you might get lucky with Western artists/photographers who aren't widely known and who might have some unique interpretive artwork. Beware the usual Western art from...More

Thank COtennis
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Heritage Center has archival material for a wide range of sources. The Wyoming Stockgrower's Room has interesting memorabilia from Wyoming;'s ranching past.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The AHC at the University of Wyoming is an unexpected treat. The Divine Ammunition by Al Farrow is an amazing and thought provoking exhibit. Other art exhibits are also worth seeing.

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stopped in to see the art museum (which is very small) and the heritage center. If you do, be sure to see if the Tappan Rare books library is open to visitors (sometimes it is closed if a class is using it). The librarian...More

Thank JimfromDenver
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a great place to visit, interesting artifacts from Wyoming's western past. There is an excellent archives as well.

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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

I visited this place, really for fun, and was treated very well. I researched the Black 14 incident of 1969. Of course, that is only one small part of the archives' vast resources. There are also interesting exhibits on the bottom floor. If you don't...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I visited the art museum with a 4 year old so the attention span was short. As we were leaving we decided to visit the rare books library located in the building. Anne Marie in the library was so kind and accommodating of questions and...More

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Visited here recently, as in the past I have not had time, and it is open M-F daytime only as far as I can tell. Interesting exhibits and photos for thoughtful visitors. Lots to read and think about. Folks in the archive area were friendly...More

Thank COGuest
Reviewed 15 October 2012

I spend more money here at the copy machine than anywhere else in town. I've been referred to as a "professional snooper." That's me.

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