Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, Golden

4.3
Sitting at 2,248 m (7,375 ft) high up in the Rockies, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum holds memorabilia, Wild West artifacts, and the gravesite of Buffalo Bill Cody. Here you'll learn about the life and legacy of the famous scout and showman. See the hat Cody wore at his last performance, the head of the last buffalo he shot, and the peace pipe that belonged to Lakota Sioux holy man Sitting Bull. You'll have the chance to listen to genuine recordings of Buffalo Bill from 1912 and browse through weapons of cowboys and Native Americans from that era. Kids can experience what it's like to be a cowhand at an interactive area featuring cowboy clothing, lassos, and saddles. For Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum and beyond, use our Golden tour planning website to get the most from your Golden vacation.
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  • Stopped here while visiting Lookout Mountain. What a pleasant surprise! The museum attendant was very helpful and the museum itself is so interesting and thoughfully laid out. Loved the film and all t...  more »
  • It’s a bit scary driving up to Lookout Mtn, but the view at the top is amazing! We arrived too late to see the museum, so we can’t comment on that. Buffalo Bill’s grave is just a short walk up the hil...  more »
  • Went thru museum and saw the grave. Well done. Good to see history. He was initially known as a buffalo hunter but only did that under contract to feed railroad workers. Did not participate in mass sl...  more »
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  • Beautiful Vista, great place to take visitors to get a feel of the mountains and a view with easy access. Perfect place to watch a sunset. Nice museum Cafe & shop as well.
  • I had always thought Buffalo Bill was a gunslinger, like the other Bills of the late 19th century: Wild Bill and Billy the Kid. This straightened me out. I think we spent $12 for entry for a family of four. There were 4-5 rooms packed with history about the legacy of Buffalo Bill. A travel ledger even proved that his show visited my hometown of Cadillac, Michigan during WWI! We were here for an hour and half, and my family most enjoyed the presentation of the quibble over where the body of Buffalo Bill should be kept, and why the citizens of Cody, WY were ready to pay a ransom to have his remain re-located there. I am now inspired to bring the fam to Cody, WY to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
  • Visiting Buffalo Bill's grave site and museum at Lookout Mountain in Denver was very interesting. I learned that Buffalo Bill gave equal pay for equal work for men and women regardless of race. Way ahead of his time.
  • Colorful Colorado!! Love this state and all it's BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS!! Visiting Buffalo Bills grave was a nice excursion; the weather and scenery is beyond comparison!! Rocky Mountain HIGH... COLORADO!!
  • Very informative. Best part about my trip. The view is amazing. Will go back.
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