Wyoming October 22, 2018
8 Little Known Museums In Wyoming Where Admission Is Free
Wyoming is a young state, but we have a very long and storied history. From dinosaurs, to Native Americans, to early pioneers, there are so many stories to be told! Modern Wyomingites have made quite an impact, too, and you can see their contributions, artwork, and efforts to preserve history at any of these free museums in Wyoming.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie
The Art Museum at the University is one of the most incredible collections of work in the state. See over 7,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs and more at this incredible, unique Wyoming museum.
Address: 2111 E Willett Dr, Laramie, WY 82071
2. Fossil Country Frontier Museum, Kemmerer
Kemmerer is the fossil capital of the state, and the town's Frontier museum is one of the coolest places in the state to learn about Wyoming's past, from dinosaurs to the first settlers.
Address: 400 Pine Ave, Kemmerer, WY 83101
3. Tate Geological Musem, Casper
4. Cowgirls of the West Museum, Cheyenne
Wyoming's known as the Equality State thanks to its equal treatment of women in the early pioneer days. See what it was like for women on the plains and in the mountains at this Cowgirl museum.
Address: 205 W 17th St, Cheyenne, WY 82001
5. Homesteader Museum, Powell
The Homesteader Museum in the Bighorn Basin. It's an impressive tribute to those who risked their lives to settle the great and wild American West.
Address: 324 E 1st St, Powell, WY 82435
6. Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center, Lovell
The Pryor Mountain Mustangs are on display in their mountain home at this preserve in Lovell. Watch the wild horses roam and learn about how they came to exist in this harsh Wyoming weather.
Address: 1106 Rd 12, Lovell, WY 8243
7. University of Wyoming Geological Museum, Laramie
The UW Geological Museum is a great place to see enormous dinosaurs up close and personal. One of the world's largest Allosaurus lives here- be sure to say hi.
Address: 200 N 9th St, Laramie, WY 82072
8. Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne
The Wyoming State Museum was established in 1895 , and has since been telling the tale of Wyoming and the West. From the earliest days of our geological history to modern achievements and recognition, you'll learn everything there is to know about the Cowboy State right here in our capital city.
Address: 2301 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Have you visited any of these impressive, free museums in Wyoming? They’re each worth a visit, even though they’re scattered throughout the state. If you really want to get in touch with your Wyoming roots, plan a trip to one of these museums, and then a vacation where you can
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