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Sweetwater County Museum

3 E Flaming Gorge Way, Green River, WY 82935-4239
+1 307-872-6435
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Free Historical Museum

A free to the public museum on the Main Street in town. Educational and interesting exhibits... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tim W
Green River, Wyoming
via mobile
Excellent, friendly local museum

A wonderful place to stop on a road trip, even if just for a few minutes. Well done exhibits on... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Longmont, Colorado
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“outlaw trail” (2 reviews)
3 E Flaming Gorge Way, Green River, WY 82935-4239
+1 307-872-6435
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 9 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,...More

Thank johnpO894UY
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
Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 1 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
Reviewed 26 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...More

1  Thank Molly or Gordon C
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...More

Thank Laurence J
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 15 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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