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Old West Miniature Village and Museum

142 W. Yellowstone Ave., Cody, WY
307-587-5362
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Ranked #14 of 19 Attractions in Cody
Type: History Museums
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: 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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 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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Brush, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 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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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

There are two entries in Trip Advisor for the same attraction. This is not worth the stop in 2014 because its under construction.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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285 reviews 285 reviews
219 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This is a nice, family operated museum. The huge area in the midle of the room contains all the miniature figures. All sorts of history is displayed here. There is a brochure they give you so you know what you are looking at with the miniatures. The display cases along the walls show a variety of antiques. There is a... More

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Prudenville, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

what a collection of Indian memorabilia and display. Especially enjoyed the history of the west by era between white man & Indian.Think kids would really enjoy the miniature displays and trains.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Family own and operated and a must see. Met the owners who have worked most of their lives building the miniatures. A great way to see the history of WY. Also loved the gift shop as most items I was interested in were well priced. Make sure to stop by!

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Pass Christian, Mississippi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Wonderful private collection of the old west and fascinating historical artifacts.The artists did a wonderful job! Staff was helpful. Some of the souvenirs were not American made.

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