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About - Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum

Description:
 

Located on the Wyoming State Fairground in Douglas, WY, the Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum is dedicated to the documentation of the past. This fine western history museum houses one of the largest collections of historical memorabilia, which will stir your imagination and take you on a trip back through time to an era when buffalo roamed free, the Indians were the undisputed rulers and the pioneers struggled in a hostile and uncharted land.

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Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum​

Running-with-the-Big-Boys

Running With The Big Boys Statue in front of the Museum​

Pleasant-Valley-School-House

Pleasant Valley School House-1885- Built on Lower LePrele Creek and moved to present location in 1933 Mantz Creek School House​

WY-Pioneer-Association-Cabin

Wyoming Pioneer Association Cabin-Construction in 1927 as a location to conduct their annual meetings ​

Olin-Grist-Mill

Olin Grist Mill-1897- Built by Swedish immigrants south of Douglas-Reconstructed in 2003 by the State Parks and Historic Sites​

Mantz-Creek-School-House

Mantz Creek School- 1933- Originally Located on the Laramie Plains of Glenrock-Reconstructed in 2002​

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History:

The original Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum was built in 1925. The log structure was used until a new modern facility was erected adjacent to it and dedicated in 1956. Since then the museum has been enlarged three times.

 
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Site Status

 

Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum is open year-round. Please refer to our hours of operation prior to your visit.

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Hours

 

September to Mid-November

  • Tuesday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Mid-November thru April 1

  • Fridays & Saturdays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by pre-arranged appointments by calling 307-358-9288.

Memorial Day thru Labor Day

  • Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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