Free Admission in Honor of International Museum Day
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Join us in celebrating International Museum Day, Thursday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.! The International Council of Museums established International Museum Day in 1977 to raise awareness of the roles museums play in cultural exchange, enriching cultures, and developing mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among people. In 2016, over 35,000 museums participated in some 145 countries. In observance of the 2017 International Museum Day, the CFD Old West Museum is offering free admission to the general public.
“Home Front Posters of the Great War, 1917-1918”
Exhibit Runs May 22, 2017 – July 2, 2017
The Fort Caspar Museum has organized a traveling exhibit of World War I era posters to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into that global conflict. These posters were created for a domestic audience and depict activities Americans were encouraged to undertake stateside to support the overseas war effort. This exhibit consists of thirty framed copies of posters in the collection of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City. This exhibit is coming to the CFD Old West Museum and opens May 22, 2017.
The CFD Old West Museum is offering free admission to all active, reserve, and retired military personnel and their families during the run of this exhibit, May 22, 2017-July 2, 2017
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is located at 4610 Carey Ave in Frontier Park, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.