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I thought the museum would have a major focus on mining, but it has so much more about life in the... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
sleepybexhill
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Interesting little nugget

We stopped here as part of the writing marathon after a professional development session with... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
tiffanyr132
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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The Campbell County Rockpile Museum serves as the local history center for the residents of and visitors to Campbell County with the mission of collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Campbell County and northeast Wyoming. Exhibits...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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900 W 2nd St, Gillette, WY 82716-3405
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the museum this past summer and was impressed with the exhibits. Anyone would find something of interest. It represents our Western heritage. I recommend for anyone traveling through Gillette, WY

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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I thought the museum would have a major focus on mining, but it has so much more about life in the area. Some fascinating information about the local coal mines - take a look at the Black Thunder video. I particularly liked the old “shop”...More

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Robert H, Museum Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and for your kind review. We love having diverse exhibits and stories for everyone to learn and enjoy. Please come again soon as we keep updating exhibits each and every year.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The Rockpile Museum is a wonderful little place. It’s a storehouse of knowledge and information for all ages. There is no admission fees and you can spend up to 2-3 hours here. The staff is super friendly and they offer assistance with everything.

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to write a review. Come back again soon as we are working hard to update and change our exhibits. Safe travels!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here as part of the writing marathon after a professional development session with teachers. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the museum had some interesting things to see. My favorites were the saddles, the schoolhouse, and the history of the bars in...More

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Tiffany. We are glad you enjoyed the unique collections and the great history of this region. Please let us know if there is anything we can ever do to help with your writing and please come back again soon.

Reviewed July 26, 2018

The day we visited must have been a special day for kids, there were hundreds of them. but it was fun to watch them experience the various displays, many of which are hands on.

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting. We love having kids in the building and teaching them about the great history of this region. Please come back again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Very worth while place to visit. Liked the vidio's about the coal mining. A vast amount of Gillette history.

Thank Bob A
Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Bob. Please come again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed July 21, 2018

The local history items included a Sheepherders wagon, fossils, guns, hands-on activities for kids. Unique since there was no entrance fee. It was worth the stop for an hour to learn about local coal mining and fossils. It was clean, well organized, and the director...More

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping and I'm so glad I could answer your questions. Stop back again the next time you are in the area. Safe travels.

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Nice, small town museum depicting life in rural Wyoming. Great films on mining & energy production. There are "sheep wagons" that look like rustic RVs, you can enter one of them & take pictures. Nice wagons & an old style voting booth. Handicap accessible. Free...More

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Karen and for your nice review. Please come back again soon.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

This museum had a little bit for everyone. Very nice collection and displayed very well. Well worth the time. We spent a little over an hour.

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping in and for taking the time to give us a review. Please come again soon.

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Rockpile Museum while attending a rally at CamPlex. I thought one of the highlights was a display dedicated to the USO during WWII. There were photos of several of the stars who entertained the troops and a couple of old videos of...More

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Robert H, Director at Rockpile Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you William for taking the time to come visit the Rockpile Museum during your stay in Gillette. Safe travels and we hope you come back again very soon.

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