About the Carbon County Museum
The Carbon County Museum preserves and interprets the rich heritage of Carbon County and the diversity of its communities to inspire an appreciation of the past, and to spark curiosity about the future.
The museum collection includes over 30,000 artifacts and archive items. Admission is free and open year round.
Autographed Books by C.J. Box
The Carbon County Museum sells copies of C.J. Box's books, all autographed by the author for sale. The proceeds of these sales go toward the fundraising efforts of the Museum, allowing the CCM to carry out innovative programming, the creation of new exhibits, and the funding of other opportunities as they arise.
Please see our online museum gift store to purchase signed books either individually or as an entire set.
Carbon County Museum Highlighted by WyoFile
The Carbon County Museum recently received a visit from WyoFile's Michael Shay who penned a story titled, "From outlaw skulls to rail stories, Rawlins museum animates history."
Museum Wins 2020 Wyoming State Historical Society Awards
The Carbon County Museum was recently honored with three awards by the Wyoming State Historical Society including Best Social Media Presentation (on Pinterest), Best Website and Best Journal/Magazine Publication for "Go West Young Mensch: The Rise and Decline of the Jewish Community of Carbon County, Wyoming" by Museum Director Steven C Dinero.