Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne

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The history of the world's largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration comes alive at the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum. A premier cultural and historical center, the Museum offers year-round education programs and rotating historic artifact exhibits that celebrate the heritage of the American West and the thrilling history of the world's first extreme sport.

The Museum features some of the most intriguing western artifacts in the region including one of the most extensive collections of carriages west of the Mississippi. Transport yourselves through the great adventure of the “World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Celebration” with a visit to our brand new exhibit – Cheyenne Frontier Days: A Frontier Phoenix. The new exhibit captures the drama and the romance of the very first rodeo in 1897 unveiling how CFD has grown and changed over the years.

The newly renovated gallery has interactive exhibits, artifacts and new displays that showcase how CFD has persevered through adversity due to the dedication of many passionate individuals. Trace the history of the rodeo from 1897 through 1907 and discover the characters that bring this history to life including wild bucking stock, steadfast volunteers, early pioneer families, and don’t forget the cowboys and cowgirls.

A variety of cultural programs throughout the year also allow visitors of all ages to step back in time and experience Cheyenne's history Let the kids explore the newly renovated interactive children's gallery and visit the museum store for western gifts and rodeo souvenirs. For an hour or two, travel back in time and relive the western legend.

Open year round in Frontier Park!

Regular hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily. Open 7 days a week.

Extended hours during Cheyenne Frontier Days, 8:00 a.m-8:00 p.m.- Daily.

Adult Admission, Children 12 & under free.

Military, Senior and Group Discounts.

For more information call us at (307)778-7290 or visit us online at www.oldwestmuseum.org
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  • My husband & I recently visited this site during a day we spent in Cheyenne to learn about frontier life and WY settlement. Since we were in Cheyenne during a non-rodeo time of the year, it was easy.....  more
    My husband & I recently visited this site during a day we spent in Cheyenne to learn about frontier life and WY settlement. Since we were in Cheyenne during a non-rodeo time of the year, it was easy.....  more »
  • I'm not a huge rodeo fan, but the history here is really impressive. They have great displays and history of rodeo, plus a ton of old carriages, some restored and some in original condition. 
    I'm not a huge rodeo fan, but the history here is really impressive. They have great displays and history of rodeo, plus a ton of old carriages, some restored and some in original condition.  more »
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  • What great place. Loved the tributes to Lane and Chris. Wish we had more time. Hopefully can make it back sometime.

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