The Metcalfe Museum was donated by the late Howard Metcalfe to the people in memory of the Metcalfe family and especially his mother Augusta Metcalfe and his grandmother Mary Davidson Corson. It is located at the former Metcalfe home northwest of Cheyenne. Several buildings contain many artifacts depicting the lifestyle of the region during settlement as well as many of Augusta's paintings and artwork. You may visit the museum March 1 - Nov. 30, Tue - Sat. 10:00 - 5:00. Call 580-655-4467 for more information or directions. The beautiful artwork and superb antique furniture and tools make this an educational and enjoyable place to visit.
This early Spring panoramic view shows an actual saloon, then the guest house and the home partially obscured by large trees. The guest house contains many antiques including an early United States Flag and a unique folding bed. Not shown to the right is a tool shed containing many antique tools collected by Howard.
Within the home is an art gallery containing Augusta's paintings and other artwork. The room also contains antique furniture, a spinning wheel, and many artifacts collected over the years by the Metcalfe family.
One of the buildings is set up to depict a general store as it would have appeared during pioneer days in the area.
The actual Blue Goose Saloon which was in operation in the nearby town of Hamburg. The town of Hamburg died out and later the saloon was donated and moved to the Metcalfe Museum.
Some of the many farm tools at the Metcalfe Museum. Center is a horse drawn sorghum mill used to squeeze juice from sugar cane which was then heated to make sorghum.