Museum Overview

MuseumCampbell County Rockpile Museum
The Campbell County Rockpile Museum focuses on local and regional history with an emphasis on the culture and people of Campbell County, Wyoming. The Rockpile Museum serves as the local history center for the residents of and visitors to Campbell County with the mission of collecting and preserving while interpreting the history of Campbell County and northeast Wyoming through exhibits and programs.  Permanent and changing exhibitions along with educational programming, performances, and events provide insight into the interesting past and present of the area.

Admission to the museum is free, however, donations are accepted and appreciated. The museum is handicap accessible and open to the public. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, except for holidays. View directions to the museum online.

Artifacts on Display

Located in the heart of coal country in northeast Wyoming, visitors to the museum enjoy large collections of:
  • Rifles
  • Saddles
  • Native American artifacts
  • Fossils
  • Wagons
  • Other memorabilia
Along with our popular dress-up area for kids, there are many hands-on activities for both children and adults to engage in while touring the museum. Come watch a video tour of an excavation and blasting at a coal mine and then see how the coal is transported to various locations.

Exhibit Areas
Museum SchoolhousesThe museum is comprised of two large buildings and several outdoor exhibits.  The main building has four exhibit areas called the Kintz Room, Main Room, Campbell County Room, and Gallery.  Additionally, the gift shop is located near the entrance. The museum Annex Building is located across the parking lot and features larger exhibits and structures including a Homestead Shack and Ranch Blacksmith Shop.  The museum also has two rural schoolhouses on its grounds as well as a caboose, boxcar, windmill, and horse-drawn farm equipment.
The Rockpile Museum is the winner of the Wyoming Office of Tourism 2012 REACH Award for Destination / Attraction of the Year. 

Additional Information

View the Rockpile Museum board and museum staff online.