Fossil Country Frontier Museum

PO Box 854 * 400 Pine Ave * Kemmerer WY 83101

307-877-6551 phone * 307-877-6552 fax

email: museum@hamsfork.net

Fossil Country Frontier Museum collects, preserves, researches, exhibits, and interprets materials related to the natural and cultural history of South Lincoln County and southwestern Wyoming, for the education and enjoyment of the public.

2012 Event Schedule
April 7, 2012 - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
July 28, 2012 - Mountain Bike Poker Run
October 13, 2012 - Pumpkin Patch
October 27, 2012 - Haunted Museum Tour
November 2, 2012 - Auction
December 8, 2012 - Lunch with Santa

dates are subject to change

Fossil Country Museum has affordable rental space.
Rent starts at $50.
Call museum for details.

 

Exhibits:

  • History of Kemmerer/Diamondville
  • Early 1900s Period Dining Room
  • Replica Coal Mine and assortment of coalmining equipment
  • Bootlegging Stills and Wine Presses
  • Hadrosaurid footprint
  • Two-bodied lamb
  • Mountain Men
  • JC Penney Mother Store
  • Sawaya's Kemmerer Shoe Store
  • Annie Richey, Cattle Rustler

Annual Events:

  • History Festival (March)
  • Campfire Chats (summer months)
  • Oyster Ridge Music Festival (July)
  • Wyoming Heritage Auction (November)
  • Christmas Program (December)

Plus, concerts and other cultural events throughout the year

Research information available

Archive of over 1,000 photographs

 

HOURS

Winter (September 6, 2003 - May 29, 2004) 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Open Monday through Friday

 

Summer (May 31, 2004 - September 4, 2004) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Open Monday through Saturday

 

Visit our museum gift shop

featuring

western books

t-shirts and hats

Wyoming-made products

fossils

jewelry

vintage postcards and paperdolls

toys and games

seasonal gifts

 

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

 

Links:

Fossil Country Futures, Inc.

Oyster Ridge Music Festival

Wyoming State Historical Society