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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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Awesome Museum for all ages

Great place to spend an afternoon with or without kids. Exhibits are interesting and tastefully... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sidney, Montana
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This is a MUST SEE museum.

I've been here 4 times over 12 years. The museum has several areas dealing with Western history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hours: Mar 1 – Apr 30: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily May 1 – Sep 15: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily Sep 16 – Oct 31: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily Nov 1 – 30: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily Dec 1 – Feb 28: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday – Sunday Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New...more
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720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3428
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to spend an afternoon with or without kids. Exhibits are interesting and tastefully displayed. Lots of great information on history and the environment. Definitely check it out if you are in the Cody area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to see the Firearms Museum but it was closed for renovation. They had a small percentage of the firearms on display, but we were kinda bummed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here 4 times over 12 years. The museum has several areas dealing with Western history. The gun collection is one of the best you'll see anywhere. Dan Miller has a musical dinner-theater that we've seen several times and we'll see it again next...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3-4 hrs here and saw all the highlights we were interested in. Especially enjoyed seeing the actual firearms used in tv shows and movies. A lot of history here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pqjb2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is some fantastic art work on display here - The buffalo Bill part is quite interesting but there are some amazing scenery and wildlife paintings here. The gun museum was not open and we were not really interested in staring at guns anyway -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank smudgesticks
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Id rather drill my own teeth than go to a museum but this one is incredible. Plan at least a full day and maybe two if you don’t have a lot of stamina. Don’t miss it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon!

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of the West, you’ve found your place. The Indians of the Plains exhibit is very informative as is the Buffalo Bill exhibit where I learned much about this man and his life with his Wild West show as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

My friend & I had heard great things about this museum and had always wanted to visit. We had just finished a history tour in Montana with several other friends and planned to head down to Cody after the tour for a couple of days....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Great galleries of Native American and western art -- expected and came through. What was Unexpected was the amazing area dedicated to natural history. Got totally sucked in, learned a lot, and didn't want to leave!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cornelia H
Reviewed 27 October 2018

There was an official function taking place on the day of our visit but nevertheless we were still able to look around, relatively unhindered by the tables and chairs set for the event. I was sorry that we didn't have more time to spare. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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There is an admission price which you can find on their website. It is well worth it. This place is definitely worth a visit.
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