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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 2019

Riverton Museum: Kids: Paint a Birdhouse

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Kids will enjoy learning how to paint a real birdhouse. Decorate your very own birch wood birdhouse for our feathered friends. $4 per child/ $5 per adult.  Limit 12 participants ages 8 and up. Please register. Part of the Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children's Exploration Series program

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May 2019

Riverton Museum Kids Program: Spool Knitting

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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The Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children's Exploration Series program: Spool Knitting. Craft your very own knitting spool and learn how to use it. Registration $2 per child/$3 per adult. Limit 12. Ages 6 and up.  

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June 2019

Riverton Museum: Trek to the Tie Treating Plant

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

This historic trek walks along the old railroad tracks site down to the location where the rail ties were treated before being shipped out. Bring water and good walking shoes. Registrations required.

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Riverton Museum: Kettle and Crackers

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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Free

Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Kettle and Crackers: Oil Refineries in Wyoming. Robert King talks on the history of Wyoming oil refineries.

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Riverton Museum: Shoshoni Cemetery Trek

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501 United States
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$6

Take the popular Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek to the Shoshoni Cemetery. Discover some of the local legends from Shoshoni, Riverton and Fremont County. Depart the Riverton Museum.  Reservations required.

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July 2019

Riverton Museum: The Eagle and the Rabbit: Predator and Prey in the Sagebrush Sea

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

 Join Dr. Preston, Senior Curator Emeritus and Senior Scientist with the Draper Natural History Museum at the renowned Buffalo Bill Center of the West, to explore the secrets of sagebrush environments. Learn how the great eagle’s lifestyle in Wyoming’s sagebrush country compares with other regions and landscapes across the western United States. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Program.  

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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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 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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