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The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Golden

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Sitting at 2,248 m (7,375 ft) high up in the Rockies, The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave 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. Our Golden itinerary builder makes visiting The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave and other Golden attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I've always been fascinated by Buffalo Bill, and this Museum was very very nice. Lots of authentic artifacts and it told the whole story of the Buffalo Bill Wild West show. And it's very reasonably pr...  more »
  • As an American history fan, this was a much anticipated stop. The views were spectacular. The downside, to no fault of the museum, was the parking lot and museum were simply too crowded to enjoy. I wo...  more »
  • Located about 10 miles off the highway lies the tourist trap of Buffalo Bills Brave and Museum. The sign from the highway leading to the grave didn't state how far exactly you had to drive to get to M...  more »
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  • Pretty neat views and a convenient stop. The food and drinks are great, but as others have said... Pricey.
  • I thought buffalo bill was just something created by Holliwood but by visiting this museum we learned of this character and life in the Old West. They have to visit this place it is very interesting
  • Very cool spot just outside Denver. About 30 minute ride. Take the scenic loop up or down for some incredible views.
  • A stop on my roadtrip. Beautiful views. A must see for any Buffalo Bill enthusiast. I know why William Cody fell in love with the area. The museum has so many wonderful artifacts, definitely a must see.
  • This museum has 5 museums they are Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains Indians Museum, the Whitney Western Art Museum, the Draper Natural History Museum, and the Cody Firearms Museum.These museums are about the history of cowboys and Indians. It has a lot of old guns,Indian antiques,cowboy artifacts and any other wild wild west artifacts. This place is all about Buffalo Bills life. Buffalo bill was ready to explore the Wild Wild West so he came to Colorado. On June 3, 1917,he was buried on Lookout Mountain, in Golden, Colorado on the edge of the Rocky Mountains, and the the Great Plains. This museum is the oldest one in the West. His first name is Cody. He received the nickname "Buffalo Bill" after the American Civil War, since he had to work for the Kansas Pacific Railroad workers supplying them with buffalo meat. He killed over 4,282 buffalo in 18 months. Cody became world famous for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, which is a show that which traveled around the United States, Great Britain and Europe.