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Ivinson Mansion

603 E Ivinson St, Laramie, WY 82070-3243
+1 307-742-4448
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Beautiful property and a walk back in time!

Well worth your time, especially if you live in Laramie and want to know more about our history. In... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Dr Joseph R
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Laramie, Wyoming
So glad this wonderful mansion has been preserved and restored

This home of an early Laramie family was almost destroyed in the late 1960s. It has been adopted by... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Beth W
,
Tenino, Washington
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A historic building that houses the Laramie Plains Museum.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“old house” (2 reviews)
“middle school” (2 reviews)
“lovingly” (5 reviews)
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603 E Ivinson St, Laramie, WY 82070-3243
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+1 307-742-4448
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Well worth your time, especially if you live in Laramie and want to know more about our history. In the summer, tour guides include students from the local middle school. Very impressive!

1  Thank Dr Joseph R
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This home of an early Laramie family was almost destroyed in the late 1960s. It has been adopted by the Laramie Plains Museum and lovingly restored. It houses many reminders of early Laramie.

1  Thank Beth W
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I've been in Laramie many times and have never visited the museum. Guided tours of about 1.5 hours are available on-call. We were lucky to be assigned to Cameron, a young student. He was very knowledgeable and mature beyond his years--a good representative not only...More

1  Thank Nancy2005
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Really nice place to stop and walk the grounds. The flowers around the house were beautiful. The architecture of the building was assume.

Thank Donald W
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Walked up there just to see the outside with our corgi and the groundskeeper stopped us and told us about his corgi which he went and got out of their apartment. All the staff came out and talked with us. Even though it was closing...More

2  Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I lived in Laramie for 2 years in grad school at UWyo. I never tired of taking my out-of-town guests to the Ivinson. The docents are knowledgeable, witty and truly love their jobs. The home itself is a historical treasure. The toys, furniture, furnishings, firearms,...More

2  Thank Kim S
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

we enjoyed this location. lots of history here, recommend you allow a young tour guide to walk you thru the place.

1  Thank Kelly L
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Old house rescued from destruction. Visited on a road trip and glad that we popped in. Probably more suited to adults than children, but there is a toy rooms to see. The guides are very knowledgeable and the tour lasts at least 1.5 hours and...More

2  Thank check06
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Laramie Plains Museum and its home, the Ivinson Mansion, are part of the fabric of Laramie. In addition to a fine museum showcasing not only the victorian mansion itself and a great collection historic artifacts from the Laramie area, the site itself provides a...More

1  Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

it was an amazing tour. Very informative. They said the tour would take a out an hour. It was at least an hour an 45 minutes. Quite interesting. Although there is quite a bit of walking and stair climbing. Three stories so people with difficulties...More

1  Thank ibmorin
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