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 Monday through Friday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Open seven days a week.
Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 14, 2013
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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, Saturday, December 14, 2013! Bring in a non-perishable food item and receive FREE admission to the Museum.
Santa will be on hand to visit with the kids, so don’t miss this event! The beautiful surroundings exhibiting the rich history of Cheyenne Frontier Days, combined with the magic of Santa are sure to get you in the Holiday Spirit!
So parents be sure to bring your camera!
Discover the new CFD history exhibit; see world renowned Western art in the Museum’s Purchase Collection. Marvel at one of the nation’s largest collections of historic horse-drawn vehicles. Let the kids explore the interactive children’s gallery and shop for unique gifts and rodeo souvenirs in the Museum store.
All food collected will be donated to Community Action of Laramie County.
Western Spirit Art Show
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - April 13, 2014
It’s time again for the 32nd Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, which features over 100 western artists from across the country and can be seen March 1, 2014 through April 13, 2014.
The opening reception takes place on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Museum. Museum members will be admitted at 5:00 PM for a special Museum members preview party. The reception will then open to the general public at 6:00 PM. A special feature of the March 1st opening night festivities is the Vandewark Miniature Art exhibit sponsored by the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
An action packed “Quick Draw” featuring six artists will begin at 7:00 PM with a live auction following the awards ceremony. There will be live entertainment with an open bar and heavy hors d’ oeuvres catered by the Holiday Inn.
A six session artist development symposium will be conducted on Saturday, March 1, 2014, from
8:15 AM to 3:30 PM (Continental breakfast and Lunch included).
For more information please call (307) 778-7290.
*Note to Artists*
Artists will be notified of acceptance into Western Spirit via email in mid-December 2013.