Wyoming is full of tourist attractions to
please all. Nature lovers will love the beautiful views and many
nature parks. History buffs will find a variety of Wild West
experiences. Below is a sampling of activities available in
Please call the location
to verify hours and pricing as they are subject to change.
Botanic Gardens- Located at 710 S. Lions Park Dr. Eight
beautiful acres. Picnicking is permitted. Conservatory
Hours: Mon - Fri 8a - 4:30p, Sat 11a - 3:30p. CLOSED Sunday &
holidays. The Grounds
are open from dawn - dusk. Donations appreciated. For information call:
Cheyenne Depot Museum- Located at 121 W. 15th Street. The
former Union Pacific Railroad Depot has been restored and now houses the
Cheyenne Depot Museum. It is full of displays and
interactive activities highlighting railroad history. Hours:
Mon - Sat 9 - 5 & Sun 11 - 4 (Oct - Apr); Mon - Fri 9 - 6, Sat 9 - 5 &
Sun 11 - 5 (May - Sept). For information call:
F.E. Warren AFB Museum- Located at Bldg 210 on Warren AFB.
A history of base life. Hours: Mon - Fri 8a - 4p. For information call:
Historic Governor's Mansion Located at 300 E. 21st, Cheyenne.
Home of the Wyoming Governor from 1905 - 1976. Recently renovated.
FREE (donations appreciated). Hours: Tues - Sat 9a - 5p. For information call:
State Capitol- Located on Capitol Ave, between 24th St and
25th St. FREE. Hours: Mon - Fri 8 - 5. For information call:
Wyoming State Museum- Located at 2301 Central Ave, Cheyenne.
Showcases Wyoming history. Includes a kids' room. FREE.
Summer Hours (May - Oct): Mon - Sat 9a - 4:30p. Winter Hours (Nov
- Apr): Mon - Fri 9a - 4:30p, Sat 10a - 2p. For information call:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center- Located at jct of US 14/16/20
and 720 Sheridan Ave. Has a large museum highlighting the history
and traditions of the American West. Also has a research library.
8 - 6 Daily (May - Sept 15)
8 - 5 Daily (Sept 16 - Oct 31)
10 - 5 Daily (Nov & Mar - Apr)
10 - 5 Thurs - Sun (Dec - Feb)
Cost is $18, seniors 65+ is $16, Students (age 18+ with valid school ID)
is $14, ages 6 - 17 is $10 and ages 5 & under are Free. For information call:
Tecumseh's Old West Miniature Village and Museum- Located on
US 14/16/20. Has displays of American Indian and Old Western
artifacts. Admission $3, ages 7 - 18 $1. Hours: 8 -8 (Mid-May -
Mid Sept), call for hours for remainder of year. For information call:
Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum- Located on Center Street at
the state fairgrounds. Full of Old West and American Indian
artifacts. There is a research library and a one room schoolhouse
on the grounds. FREE. Hours: Mon - Fri 8a - 5p;
during June - Sept it is also open Sat 1p - 5p. For information call:
GRAND TETON NATIONAL
Located: North Entrance is north of Jackson on US 26/89/191.
East Entrance is at Moran Junction on US 26/287. 485 square miles
of mountains, valleys, lakes, glaciers and forests.
Admission $25 for private vehicle (for Grand Teton and nearby
Yellowstone for 7 days). For information and each
visitor center's hours of operation call:
Craig Thomas Visitor Center: 307.739.3399
Colter Bay Visitor Center: 307.739.3594
Flagg Ranch Information Station: 307.543.2327
Laurance S. Rockefeller Visitor Center: 307.739.3654.
Oregon Trail Ruts State Historic Site- Located on S. Wyoming
Ave, 1 mile south of jct US 26. See examples of 19th century
pioneer trails including preserved ruts and footpaths. Self
guided. For information call: 307.864.2176.
American Heritage Center- Located at 22nd St and Willet Dr.
Part of University of Wyoming. Has changing displays of art as
well as a variety of rare books and manuscripts. FREE. For information call:
Accidental Oil Co.- Located at 297 US 16. Guided tours
show the history of this rare hand-dug oil well. Part of the tour
is 24 feet below ground. Admission is Free. For information call:
Saratoga National Fish Hatchery- Located 1.5 miles east of SR
130 on CR207 then follow the signs. The hatchery produces a
variety of trout eggs. FREE. Hours: Daily 8a - 4p. For information call:
Story Fish Hatchery- Located on SR 194. This is the
oldest operating hatchery in Wyoming (built in 1907/08).
Produces a variety of trout eggs. FREE. Hours:
Daily 8a - 5p. For information call:
WIND RIVER INDIAN
A variety of activities are offered throughout the year. For information call: