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Riverton Museum

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700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
307-856-2665 rivertonwymuseum@gmail.com www.fremontcountymuseums.com

A local history museum featuring the 20th century homesteaders who brought Riverton to life in 1906.

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August 2021

Riverton Museum: Harry Harpoon Concert

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Local singer-songwriter, harmonica player, slide guitarist, and historian will perform an original outdoors show. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series. Refreshments by donation.  

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Riverton Museum: Ranch Day for Children

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Experience pioneer cooking techniques, roping, branding, rodeo, and activities that are fun for the whole family. Snacks by donation. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series.  

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Riverton Museum: J.B. Okie Manor Adventure Trek

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$20

Hear stories of a sheep tycoon in Lost Cabin, WY, and the history of the manor built in 1901. Bring a sack lunch and water.  Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Reservations required.    

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September 2021

Riverton Museum: Northern Arapaho Tribe’s Historic Preservation Cemetery Mapping Project

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

The tribal cemetery mapping project began in the summer of 2019 to map every cemetery to identify every grave on the Wind River Reservation to help families identify relatives whom they previously had trouble locating. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.  

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October 2021

Riverton Museum: Fremont Haunts, By Alma Law

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

One of our most popular talks! Hear Alma Law tell eerie, interesting, entertaining stories and urban legends, plus a few ghost stories. Come early! Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speaker Series  

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Riverton Museum: Annual Fall Fun Fest

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Grab the family and join the fun at the 7th Annual Fall Fun Fest! This is a great day to get out and visit the Museum. We’ll be making harvest and Halloween-themed crafts and snacks and we’ll have some of our classic kid’s games.  All ages are welcome. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series program.  

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Riverton Museum: Pumpkin Trail

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Tour the carved pumpkins donated from businesses in Riverton. Vote for your favorite. Pumpkin lighting at 5pm. Hot chocolate and popcorn available by donation.  

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Riverton Museum: Haunted Downtown Walking Trek

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$10

Local educator and collector of ghost stories, Alma Law, guides a downtown trek to where his favorite ghost stories occurred. After the walk, enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek.  

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November 2021

Riverton Museum: Miseducation of Thanksgiving

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Dr. Victoria (Rosie) Sprague. Traditional education about the first Thanksgiving of the Indigenous Peoples. The origins of the holiday, the foods we eat in celebration, and the misconceptions. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.  

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December 2021

Riverton Museum: Christmas Open House

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Enjoy a Free museum day with hot cocoa, snacks, and gift store specials.

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 Riverton Museum: Homemade Classic Toys

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$2 – $10

Make your own classic toy with the staff of the museum. Materials provided – bring your creativity. Build handmade classic toys to take home. *Kits available until Christmas. A Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children's Exploration Series program.  

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