The history of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo & western celebration comes alive at the CFD Old West Museum. A premier cultural & historical center offering  year-round programming, exhibits & activities that celebrate the heritage & pioneer spirit of the American West. The Museum features some of the most intriguing western artifacts in the region including one of the most extensive collections of carriages west of the Mississippi. Transport yourselves through the great adventure of the “World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo and Celebration” with a visit to our exhibit – Cheyenne Frontier Days: A Frontier Phoenix.  The exhibit captures the drama and the romance of the very first rodeo in 1897 unveiling how CFD has grown and changed over the years. The newly renovated gallery has interactive exhibits, artifacts and new displays that showcase how CFD has persevered through adversity due to the dedication of many passionate individuals. Trace the history of the rodeo from 1897 into the Daddy of em’ all, discovering the characters that bring this history to life including wild bucking stock, steadfast volunteers, early pioneer families, and don’t forget the cowboys and cowgirls. 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.  For an hour or two, travel back in time and relive the western legend.

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




Holiday Open House, Clothing Drive & Children’s Winter Workshop

Saturday December 12, 2015

Take a day off from this busy Holiday season and join the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum for a our annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 12th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm! Bring in a pair of socks, gloves or a hat and receive FREE admission to the Museum.  All items will be donated to Cheyenne Cornea House. The beautiful surroundings exhibiting the rich history of Cheyenne Frontier Days combined with the magic of Holiday cheer is sure to get you in the Holiday Spirit!

The Children’s Winter Workshop will take place from 9:30 am to 11:30 am on the same day.  Children will create traditional ornaments to celebrate the American Western Christmas tradition.  Ages 5-10.  Cost for the workshop is just $10 for non-museum members and $5 for museum members.

For more information, please call (307) 778-7290 or email us at info@oldwestmuseum.org

Legacy Brick Project
Become a historic part of the CFD Old West Museum! A personalized brick is the perfect gift for any Western History fan. Reserve an engraved brick for yourself, family and friends. Pay tribute to your favorite contestant or volunteer, honor a loved one or make your mark by leaving your own personal message on a brick prominently displayed at the front entrance to the CFD Old West Museum.This new brick landscape project is creating an area where Museum friends and family can place their mark on history – a place visitors can go and reflect. Construction began this spring by Harold F. Johnson Masonry and is expected to be completed by Frontier Days. The bronze statue fountain “Wishful thinking” by Shalah Perkins will go back in as the center piece of the new brick garden. While over 60 bricks have already been sold, we will be placing brick orders periodically throughout the year. Your name and personal message can be etched and preserved into a legacy brick! Contributions raised through the Museum’s Legacy Brick Project will go towards supporting Museum operations in the areas of education, exhibits and collections. Single 4 x 8 Bricks with 3 lines of 16 characters each can be purchased for $100 (A Tax Deductible amount of $50). Duplicate Bricks available for $50 as a personal keepsake. Double 8” x 8” bricks with 6 lines of 16 characters each can be purchased for $200 (A Tax Deductible amount of $100). Duplicate Bricks available for $100 as a personal keepsake. Please call us at (307) 778-7290 .

Art Uncork’d

Get inspired and create an original work of Western art at the Museum’s Art Uncork’d!  Join us Thursday, December 10th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm as local artist Kathleen Jacobson leads you in an impressionist painting session. It will be a fun night of friends, cocktails, food and finding your creative spirit!

Fees include: Supplies, Appetizers, Beer and Wine. Museum Member: $30 per person, Non Member: $35 per person

For more information or to register: info@oldwestmuseum.org, (307)778-7290