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Thank you for visiting the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum website. Stay up-to-date on museum events, exhibits, and news here on our blog.

Grow with the Gatchell

March 23, 2020

During this time of closures, including the museum, staff has put together a series of educational YouTube videos for individuals to view from you. We have also created a page on our website: https://www.jimgatchell.com/events-programs/grow-with-the-gatchell/ that includes supplemental links and resources to continue your educational experience. These videos are designed for the young and the young at heart. Videos will range from art projects, to children


Museum Closure

March 17, 2020

The museum is currently closed to the public.  Following recommendations set forth by the Governor of Wyoming and the President, we are trying to do our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. Tentatively we are closed until April 6. Limited research and other services may be available.  Please contact us by email with your queries. Please take care of your health and


Past Stories

School Programs

March 9, 2020

Flashlights, Dinosaurs, and more! This week kicks off our Light program with first grade students. They are touring the museum learning


Last Week in February

February 26, 2020

As we wrap up our month of being closed to the public, we have accomplished many items on our to-do list:


February Projects

February 13, 2020

The museum has been closed the month of February for museum projects. Recently we have: Accessioned new artifacts into the collection

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