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Museum Events
Tea on Tuesday

May 14, 2019 Tea 4:00 p.m.
Women Homesteaders

  Marcia Hensley will share stories about amazing women from her book, Staking Her Claim, Women Homesteading the West.  One review of this very special collection of letters, oral histories and memoirs says, "Reading these accounts by women homesteaders is like discovering a dusty trunk in a beloved grandmother's attic."  We can't wait for Marcia to expand on these stories.  Marcia's book will available for purchase and signing.  During this year of celebration of Suffrage, we hope  you will join us for this special program.

June 18, 2019 Tea, 4:00 p.m.

Jane Ivinson Memorial

Girls School

Our June Tea offers a special presentation about our very own Girls' School by LPM, Konnie Cronk. You'll hear stories of University classes and the life skills and manners taught to the girls, ages 12 through 18, residing at the Ivinson Mansion. One "privilege" the girls had: " If a girl is on the Honor Roll at the end       of a school period, she may go downtown, shopping alone, for 1.5 hours on Saturday for as long as her behavior is up to the standards of Ivinson Hall." Or a  penalty:  "Any girl who breaks a rule or is resistive or negativistic in her attitude will be sent home."  Hear about the rules, privileges, principals, housemothers, and monitors influencing Ivinson Hall students for more than 36 years.  Some of our most supportive members of the Museum Association have been former Ivinson Hall Girls.

July 23, 2019 Tea, 4:00 p.m.

Women Who Made a Difference

We are recreating one of our most popular Tea programs about women who made a difference in their communities and our world.  Originally presented in 2003, it is most appropriate  that these pioneering spirits come to light again during the 150th Anniversary of Wyoming's Suffrage Act!  This tea gives us insight to Caroline Lockhart, Louisa Gardner Swain, Mary Godat Bellamy and others who did what needed to be done.  We stand on the shoulders of these who took a chance coming West and who buckled down to carve out communities.  Be inspired!


Call the museum office if you're not on the invitation list for these special Victorian affairs occurring at 4:00pm in the Alice Hardie Stevens Center one Tuesday in May, June, and July. Call the Museum if you would like to receive an invitation to a

Tea on Tuesday event.



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Museum Tour Information

WE ARE OPEN FOR TOURS

of the beautiful Ivinson Mansion.

Tours are regularly offered

Tuesday through Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Tours are always guided and last at least an hour.  

        Just come to the Carriage House for tickets and

for our museum docents to greet you. The last tour of the day begins no later than one-half hour before the end of the touring day. Our offices and Carriage House Gift Shop are

also open when the touring hours are offered,

but we are often here by late morning and until 5:30

on these touring days.

HISTORIC IVINSON MANSION TOURS

Hours will be Tuesday - Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

with the Carriage House Gift Shop

and Offices open 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

until full time hours during the summer tourist season.

We are regularly closed Sunday and Monday

We are happy to work with teachers, schools, and others who would like group tours, even when we are closed during the winter.

Call 307-742-4448 to leave a message of your tour request.

You can also email us for more information:

lpmdirector@laramiemuseum.org.

Routine Tour Pricing

Adults - $10.00; Seniors - $7:00; Students - $5.00; 
Families - $25.00; AAA adult rate - $8.00;

Any past or present military - $5.00;

Children under 6 are free.

A view book is available for those who cannot climb stairs.

 

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The Stable condos are great home-away spaces if you are holding a wedding at the mansion, attending events at the museum or the University of Wyoming, or taking advantage of Laramie’s many impressive recreational opportunities.

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Rentals of this Distinguished Property

The newly-expanded and remodeled Alice Hardie Stevens Event Center is open and running beautifully! The new venue offers more than double the previous capacity and amenities so it is already the most desirable venue in the heart of Laramie.

Reservations for rental of the Event Center, the East Lawn, and the Ivinson Mansion can easily be made by calling our office

at 307-742-4448.

Don't hesitate to call when you know your preferred dates. Our facilities are some of the most popular rental places in the Laramie area, so reservations must be made early. Call the above number and we will get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your rental questions and date possibilities.


 
 


 
 

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Laramie Plains Museum  603 Ivinson Avenue, Laramie, WY 82070  (307) 742-4448  lpmdirector@laramiemuseum.org