The Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site has an incredibly rich history. Run as a federal (territorial) and state prison from 1872 to 1903, it then became the Agricultural Experiment Station for the University of Wyoming after the State Prison relocated to Rawlins. The site is now operated as a Historic Site by the State of Wyoming.
Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site is open from May 1 through Oct. 31 EVERY DAY (including holidays), 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. DAILY
Ages 12-17: $2.50
Ages 11 and Under: FREE
Guided tours are provided on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 pm., and are included in the price of admission.
Self-guided tour brochures are available in English, Español, Français, and Deutsch.
Watch the “Legends of Laramie” video for the Territorial Prison!
For more information on the “Legends of Laramie” tour, click here!
Find Wyoming Territorial Prison at the following address:
975 Snowy Range Rd
Laramie, WY 82070
Supported by the Wyoming Territorial Prison Historic Association and State Parks & Cultural Resources