Historic Attractions

Soak up some knowledge on your visit and learn about Wyoming's past & where it's headed today.

The past comes to life in Douglas & Glenrock.

History lovers can learn about the Pony Express which passed through the county, the transcontinental railroad which shaped its past as well as the many trails that passed through over the years including the Oregon Trail, the Overland Trail & the Bozeman Trail.

Fort Fetterman Historic Site

Fort Fetterman is located eleven miles northwest of Douglas. This Wyoming State Park has historic buildings, artifacts, self-guided interpretive trail, visitor center & museum.

Paleon Dinosaur Museum

The Paleon Museum is home to an amazing array of dinosaur bones & geological treasures. This fun and educational museum will charm visitors of all ages.

Glenrock Deer Creek Museum

From the emigrant trails to the Pony Express and the telegraph, Glenrock area history is heavily intertwined with key milestones in American history. Learn the stories of Glenrock's past.

Wyoming Pioneer Museum

Explore Wyoming's pioneer history. See historic artifacts and learn about westward expansion. Admission is FREE! The Museum gift store features Wyoming Made Products.

Camp Douglas POW Officers Club

Camp Douglas provides a rare historic look into a World War II POW Camp. It was originally constructed to hold captured soldiers from the frontline of the war.

Douglas Railroad Museum

View seven historic railcars! Visitors are invited to climb aboard many of the rail cars including a day coach, a dining car and a new caboose exhibit! Parking, picnic tables & restrooms.

Historic Walking Tours

Douglas has a rich history as a storied western town. History enthusiasts can take advantage of three unique walking tours to explore the past!

Historic Residences of Douglas

Historic Residences of Douglas

Take a walking tour through a historic tree-lined neighborhood known as the North Douglas Historic District. The 18 historic residences you will encounter along the way relate to the 19th century pioneers who, out of an untamed wilderness, fashioned for themselves a tiny oasis of civilization.

Historic Downtown Buildings Tour

Historic Downtown Buildings Tour

The downtown Douglas buildings walking tour highlights 25 structures constructed between 1886 and 1926. The buildings represent a cross-section of early city business life in the era. The booklet includes the original building names and architects if known. Many names of the architects are lost to history.

Douglas Park Cemetery Walking Tour

Douglas Park Cemetery Walking Tour

In this 1-2 hour historic walk you will be delighted by a historical treasure trove awaiting your discovery. As you follow the tour through the stately wooded grounds, you will soon find yourself silently communing with that dazzling variety of characters who built the city of Douglas, and made the Old West.

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Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with memory-making moments in Converse County, Wyoming!