THE NELSON MUSEUM OF THE WEST

CHEYENNE, WY

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The Nelson Museum of the West is a renowned museum located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It was established in 1968 by local businessman and collector Robert Nelson. The museum is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich history and culture of the American West.

The museum's vast collection includes over 6,000 artifacts, ranging from firearms and clothing to artwork and Native American artifacts. It features exhibits on various themes, such as the life of cowboys, the history of the American West, and the role of women in the West. The museum also has a significant collection of antique firearms, including more than 500 rifles, pistols, and shotguns.

Visitors to the museum can also explore the extensive library, which contains over 10,000 volumes on the history and culture of the American West. The museum also hosts educational programs and events throughout the year, including lectures, film screenings, and workshops.

Overall, the Nelson Museum of the West is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history and culture of the American West. Its impressive collection and educational opportunities make it a valuable resource for scholars, students, and enthusiasts alike.

THE NELSON MUSEUM OF THE WEST is a Uncategorized or General Museum in CHEYENNE WY. US MID #8405600160

The museum is classed as GMU (Uncategorized or General Museums). It comes under American Alliance of Museums (AAM) region: Mount Plains (Colorado, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming). Total revenue from most recent IRS 990 Form: $ 538,463 from tax period 201212 (YYYYMM).

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NELSON MUSEUM OF THE WEST
1714 CAREY AVE
CHEYENNE
WY
82001-4420

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MID # 8405600160
Name NELSON MUSEUM OF THE WEST
Alternate Name THE NELSON MUSEUM OF THE WEST
Classification Uncategorized or General Museums, , Mount Plains
Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) 830320528
NTEECC A50
Tax period of the latest return filed (YYYYMM) 201212
INCOME 538,463
REVENUE 538,463
LAT/LONG 41.13364, -104.817727
CODES FIPS State Code: 56
FIPS County Code: 021
US Census Tract: 000700
US Census Block: 1111