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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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April 2020

Riverton Museum: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Cancelled

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Bring the kids for this great daily program. The Easter Bunny us running loose and hiding eggs all over the museum. It’s a perfect time to see what’s new at your local museum. Kids can find and take home up to ten prize-filled Easter eggs per child! Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Kids Free. Adults: $6.

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Riverton Museum: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Cancelled

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Bring the kids for this great daily program. The Easter Bunny us running loose and hiding eggs all over the museum. It’s a perfect time to see what’s new at your local museum. Kids can find and take home up to ten prize-filled Easter eggs per child! Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Kids Free. Adults: $6.

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Riverton Museum: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Cancelled

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Bring the kids for this great daily program. The Easter Bunny us running loose and hiding eggs all over the museum. It’s a perfect time to see what’s new at your local museum. Kids can find and take home up to ten prize-filled Easter eggs per child! Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Kids Free. Adults: $6.

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Riverton Museum: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Cancelled

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Bring the kids for this great daily program. The Easter Bunny us running loose and hiding eggs all over the museum. It’s a perfect time to see what’s new at your local museum. Kids can find and take home up to ten prize-filled Easter eggs per child! Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Kids Free. Adults: $6.

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Riverton Museum: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Cancelled

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Bring the kids for this great daily program. The Easter Bunny us running loose and hiding eggs all over the museum. It’s a perfect time to see what’s new at your local museum. Kids can find and take home up to ten prize-filled Easter eggs per child! Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Kids Free. Adults: $6.

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Riverton Museum: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Cancelled

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Bring the kids for this great daily program. The Easter Bunny us running loose and hiding eggs all over the museum. It’s a perfect time to see what’s new at your local museum. Kids can find and take home up to ten prize-filled Easter eggs per child! Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Kids Free. Adults: $6.

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May 2020

Riverton Museum: Oatmeal Box Cameras

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$10

Before the digital photography photos were taken on light-sensitive material processed with chemicals. Learning the basics of photography. 5th-grade students and older. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series.  

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Riverton Museum: Frenchie Draw History

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Rob Hendry explains these failed homesteading experiments and interesting stories. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speaker Series.  

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Riverton Museum: Build Your Own Telegraph

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$10

In the 1840s, the telegraph became the first widespread electronic method of communication. Short messages could be sent quickly over wires and delivered the same day. It became a worldwide standard. Electromagnetism produces clicking noises on the other end. Samuel Morse developed a code to translate these clicks into letters and symbols. Learn basic principles of electricity and how to build electromagnets. Build a working telegraph. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Please register in advance.

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June 2020

Riverton Museum: Dutch Oven Bread and Homemade Butter

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$5

We'll take a whack at baking bread in a Dutch Oven and churn cream into fresh-made butter. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series. Registration is required.

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Riverton Museum: Family Documents, Book & Artifact Preservation

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Get your questions answered about old family documents and books, plus learn how to care for them. This workshop covers chemical processes and conditions that cause deterioration. Learn to create safe storage conditions for these documents as well as basic conservation and repairs. Bring your documents. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speaker Series. Please register.

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Riverton Museum Black Bridge Bike Trek

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

We’ll bike from the Museum, north on the Rails to Trails the roughly 6.5 miles to Black Bridge. Along the way, we’ll discuss the history of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad and its bridges. Bring water and a snack. Nearly 13 total miles of a moderate pace and at this level of exercise. Wind River Visitor’s Council Adventure Trek.  

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July 2020

Riverton Museum: Midvale Irrigation District Adventure Trek

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$12

Explore Bull Lake, Diversion Dam, Pilot Butte Reservoir, the Pilot Butte Power Station, and several sections of canal. Learn all about the project, its history, and its role in Fremont County. Wind River Visitor’s Council Adventure Trek. NOTE:  Register. Limited seating. Transportation provided from the museum.

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Riverton Museum: Bates Battlefield Trek

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$20

Step back in history and visit the battlefield where a raid on an Arapaho encampment took place in July, 1874. Carpool to the site of the battle. High-clearance vehicles such as SUVs or Crossovers are highly recommended. Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Registration required.

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