The Riverton Museum collects, preserves and interprets artifacts that have a direct association with Riverton history, eastern Fremont County communities, the Eastern Shoshone peoples, the Northern Arapaho peoples and regional history as it relates to Fremont County. The Riverton museum also may collect items that represent specific aspects of history and culture that help educate through the exhibits and programing.
J.B. Okie, a sheep tycoon built this beautiful home in 1901. Okie first came to Wyoming to work as a...August 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
In this Bailey Tire / Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series, we’ll be learning the basics of na...August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In this all-day trek, we’ll be exploring the area’s most important uranium areas. We’ll walk a...September 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Riverton Walking Tour
Fremont County has a rich history. Beginning in prehistoric times, many have made this area their home - ancient peoples, American Indians, and - through Western Migration - the white man. This tour concerns itself with the settling of the Riverton area by means of its historic buildings.
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"The Riverton Museum cares for some amazing artifacts, archival material and photographs. There is such a wonderful story to tell in regard to industry, agriculture, Native American Culture and the development of Western Wyoming. It is long past time we put a priority on those collections and those stories by significantly improving the quality of care, presentation, facility and location. We need a quality facility we can be proud of, that adds value to the community and is accessible to the visiting public"
-Scott Goetz: FCMCD
How To Support
To help us achieve success throughout the spectrum of collections management, education, operations, and expansion check the box below to designate your contribution and return this section with your tax deductible support to:
700 East Park Ave
Riverton, WY 82501
Atten: Karline Schubach