Science Center

Local Museums in Gillette

Explore the museums in Gillette while at the Camporee and experience hands on learning, western history, and gaze at the stars!

Science Center Adventurarium

A hands-on science center with open hours to the public. It features insects, reptiles, a bubble machine, Spirograph, shadow machine, and much more.

Who May Attend:

All age groups are free with a BTP wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member. Only 15 people may attend at a time.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday:  9:30am to 2:30pm

Transportation: Buses load from the West Bus Loading Zone starting at 9:30am and leave every hour until 1:30pm for final pick up from CAM-PLEX.

Planetarium

The Planetarium features a Spitz 512 star projector that accurately shows over 4000 stars on a 30 foot diameter dome. FREE public shows throughout the year (68 seats available), presented in stunning high definition 360 degree, full dome video and explosive surround sound and an experience like nothing on Earth.

Who May Attend:

All age groups are free with a BTP wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member. Only 68 people may attend at a time.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday:  Shows only at 9:30am, 11:00am, 1:00pm & 2:30pm

Transportation: Buses will load from the West Bus Loading Zone at 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:00pm

The Rockpile Museum

Discover the fascinating history of Campbell County and northeast Wyoming and learn the story of the Powder River Basin. The Campbell County Rockpile Museum collects, preserves, and interprets local and regional history with an emphasis on the culture and people of Campbell County, Wyoming. Permanent and changing exhibitions along with educational programming, performances, and events provide insight into the interesting past and present of the area.

Who May Attend:

All age groups are free with a BTP wristband, accompanied by an adult staff member. Only 100 people may attend at a time.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday:  9:00am – 4:30pm

Transportation: Buses will load from the East Bus Loading Zone every hour.

Frontier Auto Museum

Inside Frontier Relics & Auto Museum, you’ll find fascinating examples of a time that once was. Classic cars, Neon signs, porcelain signs, gas pumps, oil & gas memorabilia. All in remarkable condition. The 13,000 square foot museum features 2 separate vintage towns. Each room uniquely displayed in the style of such buildings found in the 1900s-1950s and decorated with artifacts. Also featured is an indoor “Drive-in theater” that displays classic movies and commercials you and your family can sit and watch during your visit. A mining room with a model railway, and a soda fountain/pharmacy that you can sit in and enjoy ice cream, pinball machines, and classic music. Don’t forget to stop at Relic’s store on the way out to take home a piece of history!

Who May Attend:

Teens accompanied by an adult staff member and adults ONLY are free with a BTP wristband. Only 30 people may attend at a time.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday:  9:00am – 4:30pm

Transportation: Buses will load from the East Bus Loading Zone every hour.


Need help? Contact Greg & Kim Taylor, the Offsite Activities Directors