Photo: Rock Springs, 1930's
History & Museums
History & Museums Discover what life was like in the West.
With its fascinating history of Native Americans, pioneer trails and mining, Sweetwater County, Wyoming offers a diverse glimpse of what life was like in the West. A visit to our towns and communities isn’t complete without a stop to these museums and historical sites. In addition, view our list of 7 reasons why Sweetwater County is rich in American history.
Rock Springs Historical Museum
Mine the Rock Springs Past
WWCC Natural History Museum
Walk with Wyoming’s Giant Dinosaurs
Sweetwater County Historical Museum
Walk in the Shoes of Early Sweetwater County Settlers
Historic Pioneer Trails
Travel Trails into the Past
Community Fine Arts Center
Discover Your Artistic Roots
History of Rock Springs
Railroads, Coal, Outlaws and Airmail