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.
The Museum's hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Daily. Open seven days a week.
35th Anniversary Celebration
Join the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum for our 35th Anniversary Celebration on July 9, 2013. There will be daylong activities for those big and small! Join us in celebrating this important milestone and see all of the new renovations and exhibits! All events are free and open to the public.
Seating is limited and reservations are required for the Champagne Brunch and the Cocktail Reception. To RSVP call the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum at 778-7290 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Free admission all day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- 10:00 am - Champagne Brunch
- 10:00 am – Children’s Story Hour with Historical Character
- 1:00 pm Children’s History Hour with a Fun Project
- 4:00 pm – Guided Tour of the Newly Renovated Museum
- 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Cocktail Reception
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Western Art Show & Sale
The 33rd Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show and Sale is set for July 18, 2013 at the Old West Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Converging on the CFD Old West Museum like cowboys to the rodeo arena, the artists celebrate the West’s frontier past, its culture, its magnificent scenery and the Western way of life through their impressive works of art.
This year the popular event will feature the works of more than 60 of the country’s top contemporary western and wildlife artists in paintings, sculptures, wood and alabaster carvings and Navajo weavings.
Every year, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show and Sale attracts artists from Nebraska to California and Montana to Arizona who all share the same passion-a love for the great American West and its heritage.
Festivities begin with a pre-view at 3:30 p.m., followed by a reception at the Wyoming Governor’s Mansion at 4:30 p.m. View the art and meet the artists from 6 - 8 p.m. A western dinner and cocktails are served throughout the evening while the Sale takes place at 8 p.m. Dance into the night to a live band. On Friday, July 19th enjoy a continental breakfast at 9:00 a.m.in the art show.
Exhibit opens to public at 1:00 p.m.
All sold and unsold art remains on display throughout Cheyenne Frontier Days, July 19 - 28, 2013. Proceeds benefit the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum.
Images of America:
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Opening Reception and Book signing
June 22, 2013
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, June 22nd from 1-3 p.m. for a reception and book signing for “Images of America: Cheyenne Frontier Days” by Starley Talbott and Linda Graves Fabian. This event is free and open to the public.
Highlights from Cheyenne Frontier Days include rarely seen images, the majority of which are from the pristine collections held by the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum.
Cheyenne Frontier Days
2013 Hall of Fame
The votes are in and it’s time to celebrate Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Inductees! The induction ceremony will take place Friday, September 6th at 5:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.
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 for more information.
Class of 2013 Inductees
Albert “Whitey” Christensen
HEELS of Cheyenne Frontier Days
Earl Vandehei Family