All families in Cheyenne are so lucky to be living in a state made of rich history, but they’re even luckier if they’re able to take their kids on an adventure inside one of them all!
Also known as The Equality State (Wyoming became the first state to grant women the right to vote), or The Cowboy State, Wyoming is popular for its famous national parks, prairie and cowboy towns, pioneer museums, and it’s past. Families will get to learn all of these and more by visiting any of these awesome museums in Cheyenne:

Where: 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002, USA
Hours: Monday. – Saturday 9 AM – 4:30 PM | Closed State and Federal Holidays | Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 AM. – 5 PM

Wyoming State Museum is the perfect spot to learn about Wyoming’s interesting history.

This museum is the go-to place when you want to learn about Native American history in Wyoming, discover Native American artifacts, and simply enjoy learning about the State’s rich past.

Where: 1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Hours: Open Monday-Saturday 10 AM- 4 PM | CLOSED SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS

The University of Wyoming Geological Museum is THE place for dinosaurs fans of all ages!

Families will discover the 75-foot skeleton as soon as they enter the hall! See what else the Geological Museum has for you and spend a great family time!

Where: 710 South Lions Park Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82001, USA
Hours: WTuesday – Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM | Sunday 12 PM to 5 PM | Closed Monday & Some Holidays

From art classes to explorations and field trips, kids of all ages will have tons of fun in this outdoor museum!

Wetlands area, a sheepherder wagon, a secret garden, a giant Jenga, and so much more awaits the little ones at the Paul Smith Children’s Village. 


Kids will have a great time at the Children’s Museum of Cheyenne!

They will be able to learn and have lots of fun through interactive exhibits and a STEM-focused space for families with hands-on experiences! Both parents and kids will have a special time at this amazing museum!

Where: 121 West 15th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001, USA
Hours: Museum & Gift Shop Hours: September – April: Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM | Saturday 9 AM – 3 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM | June – August: Monday – Friday 9 AM – 6:30 PM | Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM | Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM

The entire family will love this special museum!

Discover the story of the Cheyenne beginnings during the Transcontinental Railroad construction through amazing exhibits!

Where: 4610 Carey Ave, Cheyenne, WY, USA
Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM Daily (8 AM – 7 PM extended during Cheyenne Frontiers Days) Open year-round.

Families visiting the Old West Museum will find an extensive collection of carriages and western artifacts, the romance and drama of the first rodeo in 1897, digital interactives and displays, and so much more! 

Want to explore more of Wyoming beyond Cheyenne? Take a look at this list of great Museums to Visit with Kids in Wyoming to keep on learning with your loved ones!