In addition to having several museums and attractions, the university hosts year-round events—from concerts to football games.
Call individual museums for opening times and fees (most of them are free).
You can join a tour or just pick up information on the university at the UW Visitor Center 14th and Ivinson Sts., 82070. 307/766–4075.
The Anthropology Museum
houses numerous Native American exhibits. 307/766–5136.
Among the artworks displayed in the Art Museum are paintings, sculpture, photography, and folk art from America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. 307/766–6622.
Kids especially enjoy looking at the butterflies, mosquitoes, and other crawling and flying critters at the Insect Museum. 307/766–3114.
You can learn about the stars and watch laser shows at the university's planetarium 307/766–6514.
The Rocky Mountain Herbarium focuses on Rocky Mountain plants, but also includes other examples of flora from the northern hemisphere. 307/766–2236.