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Address: 3 E Flaming Gorge Way, Green River, WY 82935-4239
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Free Historical Museum

A free to the public museum on the Main Street in town. Educational and interesting exhibits concerning the outlaw history of the county, the mining and Chinese immigrant... read more

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Tim W
Green River, Wyoming
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Green River, Wyoming
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74 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A free to the public museum on the Main Street in town. Educational and interesting exhibits concerning the outlaw history of the county, the mining and Chinese immigrant history, and historic hi way 30, the Lincoln highway and first transcontinental roadway in America. Interesting and inexpensive gift shop and very present staff.

Thank Tim W
Longmont, Colorado
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A wonderful place to stop on a road trip, even if just for a few minutes. Well done exhibits on local and state history, from geological formations to the outlaws, railroads and the Lincoln highway. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Admission is free, donations are accepted, and they have a gift shop. Easy access on the I-80 business loop.

Thank johnpO894UY
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and were totally surprised. Loads of western history especially local outlaws like Butch Cassady. The staff was friendly and welcoming as well as informative.

Thank OurBob
Spring, TX
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We made a quick stop here while passing through on a road trip. Interesting synopsis of the area's history - from dinosaurs...to the Outlaw Trail...to the construction of railroads and the mining industry. Very informative!

Thank Calmwac
Green River, Wyoming
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Knowledgable staff and a very interesting and well presented view of local and state history. Nice gift shop and conveniently located on the main through way in town. A free museum dedicated to the preservation and presentation of history and historical artifacts.

Thank Tim W
Winterset, Iowa
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This museum's display about Butch Cassidy and his school and working years was very interesting - authentic articles and photos. They even still had parts of the original jail here. Different relatives and associates offered varying opinions about Butch's later years - was he killed in South America or not? The Twin Springs area has a rich international background, and... More 

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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Follow the trail of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to the Sweetwater County Museum on the Outlaw Trail--also the Mormon Trail, California Trail, Oregon Trail and later the Lincoln Highway connecting East to West. Learn about anti-Chinese riots on the Union Pacific line, the discovery of dinosaurs, the Powell expedition, and the role of strong women in the West,... More 

Thank Laurence J
United States
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great little Museum in a great little town. Free to get in, take your time wandering around ask the nice people at the front desk questions they are happy to find the answers.

Thank JoJo-n-Harlen
Green River, Wyoming
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

While visiting Green River we found ourselves with some time to kill and stopped at the museum. It was a great stop, wonderful exhibits and great local history. It is worth taking time to visit.

1 Thank Tim W
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

The Museum was really fine. We were surprised we spent over two hours there. We would have stayed longer, but needed to sit down. Very comprehensive.

Thank Brenda M

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