Wyoming History Preserved at the GEM

Wyoming History Comes Alive at the Grand Encampment Museum

The Grand Encampment Museum is the “GEM” of Southern Wyoming. It is located in Encampment, Wyoming. The GEM preserves the Wyoming history of the Upper Platte River Valley. The GEM has a rich collection of over a dozen historical buildings filled with artifacts representing the timber, mining, and agricultural history of the Encampment valley at the turn of the 20th century. The GEM also has a research library of community and family history, photos, and Encampment newspapers.

Winter Hours: the main gallery (Doc Culleton Building) is open on most weekdays. We can schedule tours on request. If you would like to visit us or conduct research, please call and schedule a time. Call 307.327.5308

2016 Season:
May 27th through October 10th

2016 Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday:  9:00am – 5:00pm;
Sundays 1 – 5pm;
*Open Holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day 9:00am – 5:00pm

Contact the museum at 307.327.5308 or email the director at GEMdirector@GEMuseum.com

We are located at 807 Barnett Ave, Encampment WY 82325

Wyoming History includes our 2 story outhouse

A Two-Story What? Everyone enjoys seeing this historic necessity for mining towns in the West.


* Produced in cooperation with the Carbon County Visitor’s Council

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