Wyoming History Preserved at the GEM

Wyoming History Comes Alive at the Grand Encampment Museum

Attention for Summer 2022 Opening and Events

The Grand Encampment Museum opens for the 2022 summer season on Saturday, May 27.  The operating hours for this season are Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday, noon-4pm.  Guided tours are offered on a first come first served basis.  For large groups we recommend calling in advance.  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.

2022 Summer Season Hours:
Opens for the season on Saturday, May 29!!!
Tuesday – Saturday: 9am – 5pm and Sunday, noon-4pm

Admission by Donation


2022-23 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!


Guided Tours for families and groups in Summer:  Offered during our Summer Season. For the 2021 summer season, guided tours will be on a first come first served basis. For large groups 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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