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Fossil Country Frontier Museum

418 Pine Ave, Kemmerer, WY 83101-3053
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Small town treasure

This is a treasure for such a small town. I stopped because my grandfather was a coal miner in... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
bluffton, SC
eclectic small town museum ....

Housed in the former school, the museum is an interesting mishmash of local and personal history... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Scotts Valley CA
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A museum strictly for the fossil-enthusiasts of the world.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good12%
  • Average37%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
29 Jun 2017
“Small town treasure”
7 Oct 2016
“eclectic small town museum ....”
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418 Pine Ave, Kemmerer, WY 83101-3053
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a treasure for such a small town. I stopped because my grandfather was a coal miner in Sublet (5 miles away). A helpful young lady working there led me to some books and photos--and to my surprise I found my grandfather in 2...More

Thank crro37
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Housed in the former school, the museum is an interesting mishmash of local and personal history like artifacts from the Sawaya shoe store which recently closed after over a century in business, the clothing someone was wearing when struck by lightning, a coal mining diorama,...More

Thank JKD
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Stopped by 20 minutes after 10 am on a Friday, but alas, even though the sign stated the winter hours were from 10-4 Monday through Friday- they were still closed. Disappointed.

Thank WyomingTravelgirl
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Fossils are the big thing around here. The museum fills a converted church and includes lots of fossils and artifacts of the area. There's an underground mining exhibit that's very cool. I was most interested in the display of former governor Ed Herschler's stuff.

Thank AlanDOHashi
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Very well laid out museum, with fossils of unsurpassed quality and conservation in the Americas and possibly in the world. Also very interesting for the laymen not only geologists! Spectacular.

Thank bachmann_heinz
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Not much to see or do in the area but if you are going to Fossil Butte then it is just a few more miles drive to see the museum. The displays were informative but the heat was broke while we were there so we...More

Thank Kathy55287
Reviewed 13 September 2013

I drove for 3 hours from Jackson to get here......we stumbled across the museum by chance. What a treat! this is a great collection of varied items across US history.....and it's simplicity of presentation is a delight! The main content is human history of the...More

Thank r.parker99
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Stopped at the museum and found it very interesting and informative. Staff was a little 'so-so'; didn't find the gentlemen at the front desk to be very knowledgeable. Overall interesting but wouldn't go back.

Thank MJBUtah_12
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