To cultivate a rich educational space for the diverse, international community served by, and rooted in, the American western legacy of Cheyenne Frontier Days™.
Founded in 1978, the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate a rich educational space for the diverse, international community served by, and rooted in, the American western legacy of Cheyenne Frontier Days™.
The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum depends on individual and corporate funding for all programs and services, and for maintenance of permanent collections. Private support is essential to the museum’s mission of acquiring, preserving and interpreting the art and material culture of the American West, and critical to the Museum’s ability to offer year-round educational, cultural and children’s programs.
Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$12.00 - General Admission
$11.00 - Seniors & Military
$6.00 - Children 6-12
Children 5 & Under FREE
4610 Carey Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82001
The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum is dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity across our organization, from our staffing and volunteers to the voices represented in our galleries. We are committed to protecting legally protected classes and recognizing marginalized voices, ensuring a comprehensive and inclusive portrayal of Cheyenne Frontier Days™ and cowboy culture. By embracing diversity, we create an environment that values and celebrates different perspectives, fostering understanding and respect for our collective heritage. Join us on this journey to weave together the rich threads of diversity and create a vibrant, welcoming space for all.
The CFD Old West Museum is happy to welcome members of the Media to film inside our galleries, particularly during Cheyenne Frontier Days™.
Since we are a public institution, we ask that any member of the media that has not gotten express permission outside of our organization, please fill out the form below in order to help us maintain a pleasant guest experience.
Any questions regarding our media policies should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Employees and Board
Morgan Marks, Executive Director,
Mike Kassel, Associate Director/Curator,
Hannah Butterfield, Marketing Coordinator,
Cody Fox, Facilities & Weekend Manager,
Brad Jorgensen, Exhibits Manager,
Jean Krause, Education Coordinator,
Amanda Marshall, Art Show & Events Coordinator,
Curtis Olson, Registrar,
Lonnie Reese, Development Manager,
Lori Rippinger, Executive Assistant/Bookeeper,
Janet Wampler, Volunteer Coordinator,
Board of Directors
Dean Dexter, President
Scott Meier, Vice President
Harvey Deselms, Secretary
Jean Cochran, Treasurer
Jim Van Cise
Teema Tuck McIntosh
Members at Large
PLEASE NOTE: All questions regarding historic items or collections will be addressed as quickly as possible. However, please expect 2-3 weeks for a response.