Wyoming History Preserved at the GEM

Wyoming History Comes Alive at the Grand Encampment Museum

Come experience Encampment from a century ago!

The Grand Encampment Museum is the GEM” of Southern Wyoming. It is located in Encampment, Wyoming. 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.

2018 Winter Season Hours: 
Open MOST weekdays:
Monday – Thursday : 10 am – 4pm
Our Research Library is open year round but please call to make an appointment!

2018 Summer Season Hours:
Opens for the season on Friday, May 25th!!
Tuesday – Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sundays: Noon – 4pm

Admission by Donation

Guided Tours for families and groups in Summer:  Offered during our Summer Season. If your group is larger than 8 people, please call ahead and schedule a tour so we can provide you the best experience!  Call 307-327-5308 or email GEMdirector@gemuseum.com

Mobile Tour: Click on gem.oncell.com to take the GEM Mobile Tour!  You can take this tour onsite or from the comfort of your home.

Webcam: Our live stream webcam gives you a glimpse of the GEM and the local weather: GEM webcam

We are located at 807 Barnett Ave, Encampment WY 82325

Phone:  307-327-5308

This website is maintained with support from the Carbon County Visitor’s Council!

The Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) is seeking a Director that is a dynamic leader with management skills as well as knowledge and passion for history, historic preservation, and community outreach. The Director will plan, develop, coordinate, and implement all of the museum’s activities, including preservation management, public relations, marketing, and promotional aspects. Will work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and must have experience in grant writing. This is a full time, salaried, exempt, at-will employee. The position is open until filled. There are no benefits, and the salary is Based on experience and ranges from $33,000 to $42,000.

The GEM is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the Upper North Platte Valley. It provides the public with access to historical sources, as well as a place for research and to educate all generations.

The full job description is : GEM Director Job Description_Feb 2018

To apply, email a letter of interest and resume to: GEMdirector@GEMuseum.com.

OR mail letter of interest and resume to:
Grand Encampment Museum
Attn: GEM President
PO BOX 43
Encampment, WY 82325

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