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Cheyenne

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. The museum was founded in 1978. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to interpreting, conserving and exhibiting the history and material culture of Cheyenne, Cheyenne Frontier Days, the State of Wyoming and the American West. The museum features the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame. Permanent exhibits include Western horse-drawn carriages and wagons, the history and memorabilia of Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo celebration, local history of Cheyenne, pioneer artifacts and clothing, and Western and folk art.uesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. There is no admission fee.

The mansion is closed to tours during Cheyenne Frontier Days.The previous residence, now known as the Historic Governor's Mansion, served from 1905 to 1976. It is located at 300 E. 21st Street in Cheyenne. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places during 1969 as Governor's Mansion.It is operated by the state as a historic house museum known as the Historic Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site. The mansion is open daily during summertime, and from Wednesday through Saturday during the remainder of the year. Rooms have been decorated to represent the 1905, 1937, 1955 and 1960s eras.