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No outside or roadside signage but dont let that stop you. Building sign says IOOF. Little known... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Prescott, Arizona
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We stopped by this place. It was closed but there's not much to see. Just an open field and a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
St. Louis, MO, USA
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During WWII Camp Douglas was the primary prisoner of war (POW) camp for Wyoming. Visit the last remaining building of what was once a square mile, 180-building site; where 2,000 Italian, 3,000 German POWs, and 500 army personnel were accommodated...more
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115 S Riverbend Dr, Douglas, WY 82633-9139
+1 307-358-9288
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

No outside or roadside signage but dont let that stop you. Building sign says IOOF. Little known history of US POW camps. Rare museum of a camp building as they were only used for a few years. Quote by an Italian prisoner- he'd never felt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SmallSally
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stopped by this place. It was closed but there's not much to see. Just an open field and a building. But perhaps there is more inside.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TravellerfromMO
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Well preserved prisoner camp building and thing from WWII. Every little thing takes you back to those years where greatest generation lived. How we treated our prisoner of war. All the documentary movies show that what a great country this is and our way of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank John B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Out here in the great wild west was a place that Italian soldiers captured in West Africa were brought and housed for a year before the Italian army surrendered. Then the camp was used to house German prisoners. The build that remains is the officers...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank joeherbig
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This building is one of only a few left in the entire US. This particular building was the Officer's Club. Original flooring, kitchen. The shining stars of this building are the murals covering the walls that were painted by a few of the Italian prisoners...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped to pick up a Geocache and ended up at this site. Interesting history in Douglas. Would not expect to find this type of memorial here.

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank gustav2011
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon a brochure about this by accident. We stopped to get pics of the Jackalopes, and found a brochure for the camp. Turns out we had driven by it twice, because of the unassuming signage! What a treasure. The paintings are amazing. I...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank labsadore
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A great stop for a little bit of History. Who knew that Nazis Germans and Italians were put here during the war. How would they ever escape.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank SierraPilot
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This site was a great stop for the WWII History Buff. The murals on the walls painted by Italian POW's are still in excellent condition. The short video is also very informative. Great stop, doesn't take long to go through and you learn a great...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank J T
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This site is right now a single building--the old Officer's Club left over from the POW camp from WWII. It has only been open since the summer of '15 and they are working on making it an outstanding place. However, it still has things to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank PhilR9
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