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Wyoming takes pride in the first residence provided for governors and their families. The home has been the setting for state dinners, first-family christenings, wedding receptions, and birthday parties.



Historic Governors' Mansion Schedules Public Holiday Photo Sessions


As part of this year’s Wyoming Historic Governors’ Mansion “Tinsel Through Time: A Night Before Christmas” celebration, the public can schedule to have their Holiday photos taken at the Mansion.

This is an opportunity for the public to take their family photos in front of the mansion’s wonderful holiday décor. The public is invited to schedule 25-minute photo sessions on November 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or November 12, 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Cost is $95 and includes five digital images. Please call the mansion at 777-7878 to schedule.

This year’s Wyoming Historic Governors’ Mansion annual “Tinsel Through Time: The Night Before Christmas” event features collections related to the poem by Clement C. Moore and holiday décor through the ages.

This year’s festivities begin with an opening reception on November 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and features entertainment and refreshments. The exhibit continues through December 23Wednesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to noon, Dec. 24.

Also, visit the Historic Governors’ Mansion website at wyoparks.org to RSVP for a variety of holiday events including two new “Craft in a Flash” offerings and Children’s Holiday Teas. All event are free and open to the public.

Tinsel Through Time: The Night before Christmas is sponsored by Trader’s Shopper’s Guide, Wyoming State Parks and Visit Cheyenne.

Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, & Trails
A Division of Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources
2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002





Site Status


The museum is currently operating under our winter hours. On December 24th, we will close at 12pm. We will undergo seasonal maintenance before opening to the public once more on January 16th, 




Summer Hours: (June 1st - September 30th):

  • Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday - 1pm - 5pm

Seasonal Closures:

  • October 1st - November 18th
  • December 24th (at noon) - January 16th

Winter Hours: (November 18th - December 24th) AND (January 16th - May 31st) 

  • Wednesday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Closed Sunday and Monday
  • Tuesday: By appointment only

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