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Old West Miniature Village and Museum

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Address: 142 W. Yellowstone Ave., Cody, WY 82414-8735
Phone Number: +1 307-587-5362
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Thousands of miniature figures show various stages in the history of the...

Thousands of miniature figures show various stages in the history of the Wyoming Territory from the 1600's to the late 1800's.

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Great way to learn the history

This was a great unexpected stop one afternoon. It was a lot of fun and very well made. There is so much history in the area and the surrounding countryside. It is a great place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
firedog1013
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Miramar Beach, Florida
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Miramar Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was a great unexpected stop one afternoon. It was a lot of fun and very well made. There is so much history in the area and the surrounding countryside. It is a great place for the whole family to learn some history while looking at some great exhibits.

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

After seeing a couple recent reviews and driving through Cody, we visited the museum to find a vacant building. Then checked the website and it states that is closed up shop and moved to California. Now reading more articles that this was sold in May 2014 and moved to the Bay area.

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6 Thank BuddysArmy
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

It is this kind of museum that really makes travel so fun. It is so well done the whole family will love it. The scenes are really good and once again the history is great. Fun visit!

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Thank Julie D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

I had just spotted this as we drove into town so I thought it might be a fun stop. We ended up spending almost 2 hours in here watching all of the scenes created in the museum. Then visiting the store! Great for kids and adults!!

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5 Thank Alex D
Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

HOLD ON==yes, this was sold to a very fine museum collector in California (he didnt want to just let it go to anyone or close it down) The will spend the year(?) slowly packing it up. I dont know what's left when you come by, but there was such a mind-boggling collection that even if you saw 1/5 of it,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

The whole collection was sold to someone in California. Was a little bummed about not seeing this as it is advertised everywhere, So dont bother stoping

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

While basically looks like a gift shop, in the back for a small charge there are extensive miniature-figure dioramas of many western topics, plus a first-class set of display cases of native Indian clothing and articles. On west edge of town, south side.

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Omaha, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

We went thinking the model trains would be running. Instead it is in the middle of construction. Kind of a let down.

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Thank Ellen R
Brush, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

The Miniature Village and Museum are sold out - literally - they have been moved to California!! When I asked the owner why they still have their advertising out, he just told me that it still gets foot traffic into his store. Our son was heartbroken that we didn't get to see the much touted miniature village, and frankly so... More 

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Wellsville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

the museum was very nice & it was FREE admission just asking for a donation-miniature village sold & no longer there-nice collection of arrowheads

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