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The Cheyenne Trolley is a comfortable and affordable way to tour historic Cheyenne.

Passengers board the trolley at the Cheyenne Depot and Visitor Center, one of the most recognizable buildings in Wyoming. From there it’s on to the Nelson Museum of the West, host of Indian artifacts and the work of renowned silversmith Edward H. Bohlin. Passengers can get off at the various trolley stops- the next trolley comes by in 90 minutes. Some museums have free admittance and others charge.  A two-day pass to all of the museums on the tour is included with the Trolley Plus Pass. With this you can go to whatever museums you choose without any additional admittance fee. 

Next the Trolley heads to the Wyoming State Museum. Founded in 1895, the museum manages a wide-ranging series of exhibits and interpretive displays. Across a greenspace is the Wyoming Capitol,home to the Wyoming Legislature and four of the five Wyoming statewide elected officials. The tours  contains  subjects such as gunfights, brothels and vigilante's, which were all a part of the city's early days.

Leaving downtown, the trolley travels north through several of Cheyenne's oldest neighborhoods toward Frontier and Lions Parks. Lions Park is home to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, which offers a stunning conservatory filled with flowers, tropical plants, herbs and cacti. Just across the way is the Old West Museum, displaying unique exhibits highlighting the various aspects of Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo celebrations over the past 123 years.

Heading south again, the tour passes through historic Cheyenne neighborhoods where many houses date back to the frontier days of Wyoming, including one home in particular: the Historic Governors’ Mansion. Now a state-designated Historic Site, the mansion served as residence for Wyoming governors from 1905-1976. Free tours are available.

After leaving the mansion, it’s only a few short blocks back to the Depot. And remember, if you purchased a Plus Pass, it counts as a two-day pass into all of the tour's museums. Feel free to go back and spend as much time as you like. Still have questions? Visit our FAQ, use our online map, or drop us a line.