A Rich and Colorful History

A Rich and Colorful History thumbnail A rich and colorful history awaits you in Weston County Wyoming. Our area history is deeply rooted in who we are…and history still lives here today! We are two of Wyoming’s must-see museums!

Unique Look…Unique History

Unique Look…Unique History thumbnail The Anna Miller Museum puts Weston County’s history on display with numerous exhibits covering coal camps such as Cambria (above), western legends and early Wyoming life.

Local W.P.A. Projects

Local W.P.A. Projects thumbnail Weston County has benefited from many government C.C.C. & W.P. A. projects. The Museum was built originally as a Cavalry Barn in the 1930′s.  It is one of many W.P.A. projects, built of local Sandstone it is definitely worth the stop to see, come and find out about this historic building and much much more.

Visit one or both of our museum locations. We are open all week long, and year-round. Hope to see you soon!

Anna Miller Museum

Newcastle, Wyoming
9-5 Mon. Thru Fri. & by appointment

Closed on Holidays

Red Onion Museum

Upton, Wyoming
9-Noon, 1-5 Mon. Thru Fri.

Closed on Holidays

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  • Night At The Museum
    On June 24, 2016 The Anna Miller Museum held their “Night At The Museum”.  Jay, Morgan, & Levi Tysdal listen to music.   Pinnacle Bank sponsored the BBQ, & David Tysdal cooked for the Event. Jeremy Slaamot gave horse drawn wagon rides. Donna Elliott, Bill Haley, Bill Anderson, & Kenny Fordyce provided the music for the event.  
  • Candlelight Living Christmas 2015
    On Friday December 11, 2015 The Weston County Museum District hosted their Candlelight living Christmas, at the Anna Miller
    On September 12, 2015 the Red Onion Museum hosted the Antiques Appraisal Booth at the Upton, Wyoming Fall Festival and Car Show.    
  • Walk Back In History
    On July 17, 2015 the Red Onion Museum hosted A Walk Back In History tour through the Greenwood Cemetery in Upton, Wyoming. Guests were given hay rides through the cemetery, and booklets containing stories of historical figures who had an impact on Upton history. Special guest speakers took turns reading stories at each individual grave sites marked along the way.    
  • Living History Days 2015
    Living History Days at the Anna Miller Museum, 2015.         Above JD & Cindy Rhoades teach groups of students the history of fire fighting. Below a group of students explore the displays inside the Anna Miller Museum.   Above John Sloan and a student use the fire hose. Below Linda Bohn teaches students on how to keep the “home fires burning” the ways of pioneer life.