Take a walk though time and space with Rawlins’ downtown mural tour. This educational walking tour, funded by Rawlins DDA/Main Street, Carbon County School District #1 Recreation Board and the Wyoming Arts Council, celebrates the history of Carbon County through murals created by local artists in 2005-2007. The 12 murals highlight the history and natural beauty of south central Wyoming. From the innovate work of Thomas Edison and James Candlish to the splendor of the native pronghorn and aspen, the mural tour shows the diverse and rich history of the region.
The Rawlins Music Academy features a beginning hand chime choir that practices every Monday from 5:30 until 6:45pm. They also have a hand bell choir that practices every Thursday from 5 until 6:30pm. The first fall concert will be November 10th in Encampment or Saratoga. The second concert will be November 11th at the Rawlins Middle School. The final Christmas concert will be held on December 16th at Rawlins High School.
Carbon County Museum opened in 1940 in one room of the county courthouse. Since then the museum and its collection have grown to include over 30,000 artifacts housed in a former Church. Rotating exhibits highlight regional and local history, including personalities, western industries, and sensational events unique to the county. Displays feature “Big Nose” George Parrott (a bandit who became a pair of shoes), an original Wyoming State flag, restored vehicles, ranching, the railroad, geology and natural history collections.