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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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July 2019

Riverton Museum: Castle Gardens Trek

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$8

Take the Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek to visit amazing rock art petroglyphs at Castle Gardens. Trek begins at the Riverton Museum. Transportation provided to the site. Reservations required.

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August 2019

Riverton Museum: Make your SuperHero Cuffs

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Learn about some of the men and women that established the Riverton community. A Children’s Exploration Series program. Design your very own superhero cuffs to take home!  Registrations required. Limit 12 participants ages six and up. A Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children's ExplorationSeries program.

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Riverton Museum: Historic Downtown Tour

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Explore a number of historic downtown Riverton buildings. Meet at the Riverton Museum. A Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Registration required.

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September 2019

Riverton Museum: Kid’s Tin Candle Lanterns

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Before electricity there were candles, but how did you use them to help light up the darkness? Kids will craft their very own tin lantern. Registration required. Only 10 spots available. $4 per child/$5 per adult.

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Riverton Museum: Uranium in Fremont County History talk

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

 Collections Manager Zach Larsen presents this program on the incredible history of the uranium industry in Fremont County. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.  

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Riverton Museum:  J.B. Okie Manor Trek

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$20

J.B. Okie was a very prominent and successful sheep ranch in Fremont County. See a spectacular example of early 20th century architecture. A Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek.  Advanced registrations: 15 spots on this trek. Transportation provided.

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October 2019

Riverton Museum: Haunted Downtown Walking Tour

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$8

Museum Staff share some of the haunted myths and legends that surround some of the historical Riverton structures. A Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek Series. Registrations required.

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Riverton Museum: Ghost Stories, Urban Myths and Legends

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Alma Law has gathered spooky myths from around Fremont County. He and his English Honor Students wrote the book titled: “Fremont Haunts” - a portion of this will be in the program. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program.

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November 2019

Riverton Museum: What’s the Deal about J.B. Okie?

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Zane Fross, caretaker for the Okie Manor in Lost Cabin, will present on the life of one of Fremont County’s famous Sheep Barons. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.

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December 2019

Riverton Museum: Christmas Open House

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Enjoy some hot cocoa and Christmas snacks, as well as, discounts in the museum gift store. Free Museum Admission Day.

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Riverton Museum: Kid’s Christmas Tree Decorations

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Make your own historically inspired Christmas decorations. We provide all the materials. Bring your creativity – take home your own ornament. A Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children's Exploration Series.

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