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

Prices
Adults: $8
Kids & Seniors: $7

Cash Only

September 9th
-17th
Museum
9am-5pm

Tours
9:30am
10:30am
12:30pm
1:30pm
2:30pm
4:30pm

September 18th-30th
Museum
9am-5pm

Tours
9:30am
11:30am
1:30pm
4:30pm


October 1st
Closed
Off-Season tours offered
Monday-Thursday
10:30am
1:30pm


October 3rd- October 13th
Open Monday- Thursday*
Closed Friday-Sunday

Museum
9am-5pm

Tours
10:30am
1:30pm


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

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


Upcoming events

October 10th
Closed for Columbus Day

October 17th - November 14th
Closed for Halloween

October 28th, 29th & 31st
Haunted Halloween Tours

November 24th & 25th
Closed for Thanksgiving

December 3rd
25th Annual
Christmas Out of the Big House

 






 

 


 

 


 
PHOTO GALLERY

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    Photos courtesy of Wyoming State Archives unless otherwise noted.