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From the Wild West to dinosaur fossils, here are 7 wild museums in Wyoming

See traditional dancers from the Wind River Reservation on your summer visit to The Museum of the American West © Rainer Grosskopf / Getty Images. With urban centers often housing some of the most well-known museums around the world, you might be surprised at what one of the US’s least populated states has to offer. Museums in Wyoming cater to the art, history, geology and folklore of one of the most romanticized – and often misunderstood – areas in the country: the Wild West. From working pioneer villages and Buffalo Bill’s hide coat to bighorn sheep and dinosaur bones, Wyoming offers plenty of opportunities to satiate your curiosity.
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Out on a limb for conservation

Colorado wildlife artist Dan Andrews is no stranger to winning the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s conservation stamp art award. His art was selected in 1986 (pronghorn) and 2016 (swift fox). Still, when his oil painting of a Pacific marten was crowned the winner of the Wyoming Game and...
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Celebrate Ernest Hemingway’s Love of Wyoming at Sheridan College

Ernest Hemingway--cherished author of A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Old Man in the Sea and many more--called Wyoming "damn lovely country." According to the National Endowment for the Humanities, while staying at a ranch in the Bighorn Mountains in 1928, Hemingway wrote about 600 pages while his second wife caught 600 trout. The magazine chronicled that while in Wyoming, Hemingway once served his friends a lunch of bear steaks cooked medium rare, sandwiched between sourdough pancakes with marmalade. "The meat was rank and stringy..." but Hemingway ate it with "gusto...his black beard glossy with bear fat."
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(PHOTOS) Cheyenne girls bring home two Little Miss Wyoming Titles

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — After four days of competition, Brinley Palmer and Aurora Catrina Soto brought home state titles in the Little Miss and Tot Miss categories for the Little Miss Wyoming State Pageant. Brinley and Aurora took part in several competitions against other girls from across the state, winning...
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