Wyoming Frontier Prison

500 W. Walnut St.
Rawlins, WY 82301- Map It
Phone: (307) 324-4422

AAA Editor Notes

Wyoming Frontier Prison is at 500 W. Walnut St. The prison replaced the territorial prison in Laramie in 1901 and operated until 1981. A 1-hour guided tour includes three cell blocks, a cafeteria, an exercise yard, visiting rooms, a gas chamber and the death house. Three museums and a walking path also are on the premises. Guided tours are available.
$10; $8 (ages 6-12 and 60+). Rates may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Museum daily 8-5. Tours daily 8:30-4:30, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Mon.-Thurs. at 10:30 and 1:30, rest of year. Night tours are available by appointment.