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Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead

28050 230th Ave, Princeton, IA
+1 563-225-2981
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Not what we expected

By the description on the website we thought there would be a lot more to see here. It is nice that... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan
via mobile
Interesting short visit

This is simply the old home built by the father of Bill Cody. It is in a nice location on a... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Bart J
Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“small fee” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (2 reviews)
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28050 230th Ave, Princeton, IA
+1 563-225-2981
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

By the description on the website we thought there would be a lot more to see here. It is nice that a piece of history is being preserved. The house that uses the same drive and is only a few steps from the house is...More

Thank DogsandDragons
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is simply the old home built by the father of Bill Cody. It is in a nice location on a hillside and includes a tour of the house for a small fee, some nice history information, and rest-area type toilet. Parking is somewhat limited,...More

Thank Bart J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Cost was $2 for a self guided tour. The original house was limestone and the wood addition was added later. It was interesting to see the time period of how they lived. There were many examples of homemade furniture, clothing and other house wares. Would...More

Thank flipflops53
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We happened to see a sign for Buffalo Bill Cody's Homestead. It's about 10 miles off the main road, so decided to check it out. It cost $2 to go through the house. The furniture looks like it's maybe original from the time. It has...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Having never before seen this place I took it upon myself for a much needed history lesson. I had NO idea that Buffalo Bill Cody was born in Iowa. Who knew? I should have called ahead to officially visit this spot. But I was out...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Interesting time capsule to visit, especially if you are Cody fans. Reasonably priced and very tidy. Authentically decorated to look period. Small gift shop.

Thank 50billd
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This will not impress someone looking for a mock gunfight or any of that. It's a tour of Buffalo Bill''s house. Flashy, no. But a good look into how people lived. This is not too far out of the way, and you might even see...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 27 August 2014

I wasn't pleased that a mobile home and garage had been moved on site. The old house looked the same but the area seemed changed.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 11 January 2013

great old west home, visit inside and grounds, cheap admission. great photos oppotunity.well upkept , gift shop on premesis

Thank Sueleanor
Reviewed 1 December 2012

A nice little day trip for Buffalo Bill enthusiasts. There is also a church in the area where Buffalo Bill's brother is burried.

Thank SusanTyler
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