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CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF THE AMERICAN WEST

The history of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration comes alive at the Cheyenne Frontier Days™  Old West Museum. A premier cultural and historical center in Southeast Wyoming, the CFD Old West Museum offers year-round programming, exhibits and activities that celebrate the heritage and pioneer spirit of the American West and the thrilling history of the world’s first extreme sport.

In addition to exhibiting the rich history of the “Daddy of ’em All,” ® the Cheyenne Frontier Days™  Old West Museum also features some of the most intriguing western artifacts in the region, including one of the most extensive collections of carriages on display in the CFD Old West Museum that chronicle the colorful pioneer history of Cheyenne and the expansion of the American West.

A variety of cultural programs throughout the year also allow visitors of all ages to step back in time and experience Cheyenne’s history.  Let the kids explore the interactive children’s gallery and visit the museum store for western gifts and rodeo souvenirs. From the spectacular first-class western art of the annual Western Art Show and Sale to the old-fashioned family fun at the annual Kids Cowboy Festival, the Cheyenne Frontier Days™  Old West Museum will transport you to the great adventure of the American West.

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is located in the Northeast corner of Frontier Park at 4610 N. Carey Avenue, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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2015 Children’s Summer Camps

 It’s that time of year again to sign up for summer camps. This summer the CFD Old West Museum will offer three fun-filled, educational camps. All camps are designed with age appropriate activities for kids’ ages 5 to 14 years old. Cost per student is $55 for Museum members and $75 for Non-Museum members per camp. Camps will run 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Fees include art supplies and snacks. Space is limited, register today!

JUNE 8-12, Kids Beginning Art Camp

Kids will learn the basics of western and folk art creating a wide variety of projects.  Ages 5-9.

JUNE 15-19, Kids Cowboy and Cowgirl Camp

Relive the dust and glory of the American West!   Learn about the Old West with cowboys, ranchers, mountain men, gold panners, art projects and more! Ages 5-12.

AUGUST 10-14, Advanced Western Art Camp

Artists from the region will lead students through a variety of creative projects that will keep their imaginations running. Ages 10-14.

For more information or to register, please contact Arts and Education Coordinator, Megan Hesser at 307-778-7289 or email at  megan.hesser@oldwestmuseum.org.

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2015 Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame

 

The votes are in and it’s time to celebrate Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Inductees!  The induction ceremony will take place Friday, September 11th at 5:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and includes appetizers and dinner.  Tickets are just $45, please call us at (307) 778-7290 to make your reservations today.

Class of 2015 Inductees

Ty Murray

Bobby Romer

Reva Gray

Dr. Norman Swanson

Spiro ‘Sam’ Contos

Kay Jessen

W.E. Dinneen Family

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Cheyenne Frontier Days plays such an important role in the community and it’s time to honor those that have helped make it what it is today – The Daddy of ‘em All®.  Call the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum at (307) 778-7290 for more information.