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American Heritage Center

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Address: Laramie, WY
Phone Number: +1 307-766-4114
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Located on the University of Wyoming's campus, this center has historical...

Located on the University of Wyoming's campus, this center has historical manuscripts and research facilities.

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Tappan Rare Books library worth a visit

We stopped in to see the art museum (which is very small) and the heritage center. If you do, be sure to see if the Tappan Rare books library is open to visitors (sometimes it is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stopped in to see the art museum (which is very small) and the heritage center. If you do, be sure to see if the Tappan Rare books library is open to visitors (sometimes it is closed if a class is using it). The librarian is welcoming and loves to talk about the books, including ones from the 1400's. You... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a great place to visit, interesting artifacts from Wyoming's western past. There is an excellent archives as well.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

I visited this place, really for fun, and was treated very well. I researched the Black 14 incident of 1969. Of course, that is only one small part of the archives' vast resources. There are also interesting exhibits on the bottom floor. If you don't have time to visit the archives, just access their resources online at the American Heritage... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

Visited here recently, as in the past I have not had time, and it is open M-F daytime only as far as I can tell. Interesting exhibits and photos for thoughtful visitors. Lots to read and think about. Folks in the archive area were friendly and helpful. Not for children or someone looking for passive entertainment. Be prepared to walk... More 

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Chandler, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

I spend more money here at the copy machine than anywhere else in town. I've been referred to as a "professional snooper." That's me.

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