2017 Museum Events

Photo of Beaver Creek Fire by Mark Dunning

Photo of Beaver Creek Fire by Mark Dunning

July 1st – Trek to the Beaver Creek Fire Site

The Beaver Creek Fire was detected on Sunday, June 19, 2016. It burned over 38,000 acres. Join the GEM and the USFS on a trek to visit the burned area and learn about the fire, suppression strategy, and restoration. This will be on private and federal lands.


Call 307-327-5308 to register. Cost is $30 per person or $25 for GEM Members.

Photo by Bob Kisken

Photo by Bob Kisken

July 15-16  Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering

A gathering of cowboys, poets, and good folk to enjoy music together.
For more information: http://www.grandencampmentgathering.org/

July 22 – Living History Day at the GEM


Dawn Baily demonstrates how to weave on a loom

Experience local history at its finest! Smell the biscuits baking in a dutch oven, hear the ping of a blacksmith’s forge, try your hand at weaving….so much to see, hear, smell, and experience.


20160723_135246July 21-23   Sierra Madre Muzzleloader Mountain Man Rendezvous

This annual rendezvous coincides with Living History Day at the GEM. Visitors can experience how mountain men and women lived in a fur trade economy in the 1830’s.

For more information visit: http://www.wyomingcarboncounty.com



August 5 – Flea Market and Town of Encampment Community BBQ

Locals can rent a booth at the GEM to sell their “goods”.

The Town of Encampment hosts a BBQ with live entertainment. Open to the public.