Wyoming History Preserved at the GEM

Wyoming History Comes Alive at the Grand Encampment Museum

Attention for Summer 2020 Opening and Events

The Grand Encampment Museum opens for the 2020 summer season on Friday, May 22.  Come join us that day with a visit from CJ Box at 3pm.  The operating hours for this season have changed and will be Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm.  Also, this season we will be offering limited tours every 15 minutes after the hour.  We hope to see you here at the GEM of Southern Wyoming and have a great summer!


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.

2019-20 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!

2020 Summer Season Hours:
Opens for the season on Friday. May 22!!!
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm

Admission by Donation

Guided Tours for families and groups in Summer:  Offered during our Summer Season. For the 2020 summer season, tours will be limited to only certain buildings and offered every 15 minutes after the hour.  Also, the number of visitors allowed in a single tour will be limited. It is recommended that you 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!

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