Nelson Museum of the West, Cheyenne

4.6
#4 of 7 in Museums in Cheyenne
The 18,000 square feet Museum is designed to house more than 20 exhibits, both temporary and permanent, in 11,000 square feet of gallery space. Our Military display features Officers and Enlisted Cavalrymen from the Indian War, Spanish War, American War, World War I, and World War II. The Nelson Museum is dedicated to the preservation of fine Cowboy and Native American objects as well as fine Western art. Rodeo, cowboy and Native American objects comprise the largest part of the Museum's collection of more than 6,000 artifacts.
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  • Incredible variety of historical art and artifacts. Loads of information on military / cavalry era in the West. Great displays of cowboy era, saddles and other displays including Native American items...  more »
  • This founder of this museum is a collector of western things, has a military background and is a hunter. This museum (which he still actively is involved in) showcases his collections. The museum has ...  more »
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  • This was an awesome little museum. Very fun to see the sparkled and metallic saddles
  • Very interesting and informative. A lot of great displays.

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