Nelson Museum of the West

Address: 1714 Carey Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: (307) 635-7670
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Exhibits of Indian artifacts, cowboy trappings, 19th centruy weapons, outlaw memorabilia. May 1 - Oct 31: 9am - 4:30pm. Open Saturdays June - Aug. Closed for Winter. The museum is fully handicap accessible.

The 18,000 square feet Museum is designed to house more than 20 exhibits, both temporary and permanent, in 11,000 sqare feet of gallery space.

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.

Some current exhibits include: Art of the First Americans, Kids' Stuff, "and I don't wear bloomers!", They Saddled the West, Artistry in Silver and Steel, Trail Dust, The Ute Chieftain, and The Army in the West.

Audio Tour: (307) 316-0069


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