Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody

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Buffalo Bill Center of the West offers an extensive collection of artifacts and information about the nation's westward expansion. The center is located in the town named after Buffalo Bill and features five museums. Each focuses on a different aspect of the American West, including Native Americans of the Plains, the environment, and firearms. Other exhibits and annexes cover regional artwork and Buffalo Bill himself, plus a research library contains more than 30,000 books. Consider taking advantage of special lectures, demonstrations of western traditions, or guided tours. Before you head to Cody, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cody trip planner , to make sure you see all that Cody has to offer, including Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
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  • I never realized how impressive this museum is. We spent a couple hours in the Buffalo Bill Exhibit and learned so much about his life. We only saw about half of the museum in the time we had. I can’t...  more »
  • Our "plan" was to see the firearms museum. But we ended up seeing all five museums! The admission ticket is for all five, and it is good for two (2) days. And two days is necessary, minimum, to see it...  more »
  • Loved this, wished we had known how good it was going to be and allowed more time to spend in here. Could of spent the entire day in here. Was very interesting for us coming from New Zealand.  more »
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  • This is an amazing collection of museums in wonderful downtown Cody. Plan to stay a full day or two. One ticket is good for 2 days. The birds of prey demonstration is very entertaining and informative. Make sure to allow time to walk around outside.
  • A must see if you are going through Cody but allow enough time. Really five museums in one, something for everybody. Nice scavenger hunt to keep the kids interested or in my case my wife. Free tours.
  • Incredible museum with tons to see and learn about. We had tje most amazing tour guide going through the natural history museum. Kids loved the whole trip. We look forward to going every year.
  • BBCW is truly the BEST kept secret of the West! Talk about a plethora of fun, beautiful art, artifacts & interactive educational entertainment. There is truly something for EVERYBODY! 👍
  • Awesome museum! Be sure to arrive early as it could take the entire day to see everything. Very reasonably priced and well worth it.
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