Nelson Museum of the West, Cheyenne

4.6
#4 of 7 in Museums in Cheyenne
The 18,000 square feet Museum is designed to house more than 20 exhibits, both temporary and permanent, in 11,000 square feet of gallery space. Our Military display features Officers and Enlisted Cavalrymen from the Indian War, Spanish War, American War, World War I, and World War II. The Nelson Museum is dedicated to the preservation of fine Cowboy and Native American objects as well as fine Western art. Rodeo, cowboy and Native American objects comprise the largest part of the Museum's collection of more than 6,000 artifacts.
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  • Wow. What a treat to see all the amazing displays at the 3 level museum. Each grouping was wonderfully set up and easy to digest. Loved this museum. If you're in Cheyenne. A must see!  more »
  • The main floor has the military displays which weren't my favorite. The basement and top floor were by far the biggest hit with my son and I. Upstairs has some amazing grizzly and other bears, and...  more »
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  • This was an awesome little museum. Very fun to see the sparkled and metallic saddles
  • Very interesting and informative. A lot of great displays.

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