Tour This Historic Wyoming Prison For An Unforgettable Experience

The wild history of Wyoming is rife with stories of outlaws like Butch Cassidy and Jesse James. Our fractious frontier history tells of outlaw hideouts, larceny, bank robberies and more! Some of Wyoming’s most notorious criminals did time at the dangerous Wyoming Territorial Prison before it was shuttered in 1901.

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Wyoming Territorial Prison is located at 975 Snowy Range Rd., Laramie, WY 82070. It’s one of the most fascinating historic sites in the entire state, and you’ve got to visit at least once!

To learn more about the thrilling history of the Cowboy State, read about These 10 Hidden Gems In Wyoming That Hold Historic Keys To The Past and plan to get in touch with your Wyoming roots this year.