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Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne

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Children’s Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
The Wyoming State Museum is a state-run museum established in 1895 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It is the official state repository for material concerning Wyoming history and cultural heritage.
Permanent exhibit themes include coal, flora and fauna, fossils, Wyoming settlement, Native American culture and history, the National Park Service in Wyoming, and other Wyoming-related issues. The museum also hosts a variety of temporary exhibits and provides traveling exhibits to cultural institutions in Wyoming and surrounding states.

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  • This fee museum does a great job of telling the story of the state of Wyoming. The exhibits are easy to read & the physical set up of the museum makes coming here an enjoyable experience. I highly.....  more »
  • Free two-hour parking is available along both Warren and Central Avenue and in their lot.   Superb 2-floor museum. Free and filled with varied and interesting exhibits from coal to mammoths to...  more »
  • This museum is wonderful. There is something for everyone! Earth science, natural history, history, anthropology... It's a great place to spend an afternoon.
  • I can't believe it's been that long since we have been here. They added so much since the last time. We had other plans so we didn't have a lot of time and were only able to see the interactive room and it was neat. Fun for the whole family. The front best lady was very kind as well. We will be back again. This place is a must see!

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