Wyoming Frontier Prison Logo
Under lock & key since 1901
  
 
 
 
 

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Welcome to a Piece of Wyoming's History

The Wyoming Frontier Prison includes guided tours through the Prison, the Wyoming Peace Officers' Museum, a new exhibit on the current Wyoming State Penitentiary, and our own prison museum. The Old Pen Gift Shop is also on site along with the City of Rawlins walking path that will take you up to the old prison cemetery.

For a chronological history of events, please see our brochure.

Museum & Tour Schedule:
Come hang with us!
Questions? Call (307)324-4422

Tours
Now- May 26th, 2017
Monday-Thursday*
10:30
1:30

Museum
9:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Thursday*

Prices
Adults: $10
Children(ages 6-12): $8
Seniors (ages 60+): $8
Credit/debit cards are NOT accepted
for tour admission

The Museum exhibits are free and can
be explored at your own pace. Guided
tours last approximately 1 hour.

*The Wyoming Frontier Prison is closed
for all fall and winter holidays. Please see
closures listed under upcoming events.

***SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT***
If the temperature at tour time is
0°F or below, the scheduled tour will be canceled. This special weather policy has
been established for the safety of our
visitors, historic structures, and staff.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

The tour schedule is subject to change
without notice.


Come hang with us

For large groups (10 or more) a reservation is required. Please call (307)324-4422, from 9am-5pm (US Mountain Time), Monday-Friday, to make a reservation.


We are located at 500 West Walnut
in historic Rawlins, Wyoming 82301
Find us on the Map

Your pets are always welcome!

Are you intimately familiar with the Old Pen? If so, we're looking for your help!

The Old Pen is looking for first hand accounts from people who served time in or were employed at the Wyoming Frontier Prison and/or artifacts from the Wyoming Frontier Prison or the Wyoming State Penitentiary.

If you have any personal stories to tell, please include your name and contact information and e-mail them to Wyomingfrontierprison@gmail.com


2017
Upcoming events


April 17th
Closed
Easter

May 27th
Opening Day of Full Tour Season

June 2nd & 3rd
PrisonFest 2017



 






 

 


 

 


 
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    Photos courtesy of Wyoming State Archives unless otherwise noted.