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Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park

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Address: 2921 Scout's Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE
Phone Number: 308-535-8035

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A taste of the old west

This is the home Buffalo Bill lived in when he started his Wild West shows, Scouts Rest. Display includes many original pieces and a buffalo coat. There is a short film and you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

As many have said, the tour gives you a taste of the man and his history - and it is good value too at just $2 per adult. But and its a big but - the self guided tour is spoiled by poor information signage and a lack of cohesion in the way things are presented. In all it feels... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is the home Buffalo Bill lived in when he started his Wild West shows, Scouts Rest. Display includes many original pieces and a buffalo coat. There is a short film and you can tour the house, the grounds and the barn.

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The man had a taste for the good life and history. The barn rafters are cool check them out. The house is wonderful and full of history.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Traveling across NE we stopped at The BB Ranch and spent a couple pleasant hours transported back into the late 1800s. Tours are self-guided and it wasn't crowded at all. The house has been restored to original condition with period pieces, many are his or from his family. Lots of original photos on the walls and a film running upstairs... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We did not know what to expect when we decided to visit this place. However, it was a nice surprise. The home is nicely maintained in the manner it was when Buffalo Bill lived there. The stables are beautifully maintained. It is well worth the visit for any history fan.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is an impressive old house restored to its former glory and is set in lovely grounds. There are several out buildings to visit and many exhibits from Buffalo Bills overal life and Wild West Show

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It was a very fun trip with my friends. We were able to go inside the house and then we went outside and explored around the area. Highly recommended

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Grant, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

There were a lot of different things to see. The entire park was very well kept and the walkways are wide and level. Well arranged and it gave a good glimpse into a part of the life of Buffalo Bill Cody.

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Williamson, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

There's a lot of history here and quite interesting. Even if you think you know who Buffalo Bill was, you'll learn more about him and his family. Take the time to tour the farm.

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North Platte
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

its pretty neat, it was converted to electric at one time so you can see the attempt to restore it back,, pretty grounds neat old mansion, steep stairs so i dont recommend for young kids or those mobility impaired, requires an admission plus a nebraska state park pass(1 day available) but its pretty cool, explore the barns and grounds and... More 

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Address: Address: 2921 Scout's Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE
Phone Number: 308-535-8035
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  North Platte

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