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Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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Address: 1020 12th Street, Cody, WY 82414
Phone Number: 307-587-3344
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Description: Cody Dug Up Gun Museum1020 12th Street, Cody, Wyoming 82414(307...
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum1020 12th Street, Cody, Wyoming 82414(307) 587-3344Stroll through history while viewing hundreds of relic guns & other weapons from many different time periods and locations including “America’s War of Independence, The Gold Rush Era, The US Civil War, The Old West & Indian Wars, World War I, The Roaring 20’s and World War II”.The Cody Dug Up Gun Museum is one of Cody, Wyoming’s newest attractions and a great look at history for the whole family.Open to the public in the spring of 2009. The museum is a proud sponsor of the Cody Gunfighter’s Show at the world famous Irma Hotel (just steps away from our museum!).We are members of the Cody Chamber of Commerce and enthusiastic supporters of Cody’s historical attractions.Open 9:am – 9:pm – 7 days a weekfrom May through September
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Simple idea and brilliant. The Museum is small, you wander clockwise around the room following the guns that have been discovered since before Americas Revolution until the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Simple idea and brilliant. The Museum is small, you wander clockwise around the room following the guns that have been discovered since before Americas Revolution until the present day. It is absolutely worth it, don't think of is as a time killer, make it happen!

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Cody, Wyoming
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Dug Up Gun Museum is such an interesting place. The guns they have on display here have been found in the ground.....and dug up! Some are so old and so interesting! My husband and I really liked this small but important museum.

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Longmont, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

The best most interesting unique place I've been that's free to boot! Found relic guns in great presentation cases with lits of history details. A must see for any history buff or western afficianado.

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Wapiti, Wyoming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice little museum with very interesting old dug up guns and artifacts to look at... Nice guys that run the place also!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Last summer vi visit Wyoming , and check this Little private own museum if you like history and guns this museum is a must to see , you can find nice looking guns every were but guns whit histrory from diffrent places there they had left after been used for real wow wow. people like this family that show there... More 

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Verdal Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited this Museum when we came through Yellowstone National Park this past September, and were very impressed with this collection. I am an antique firearm collector here in Norway and could not believe how many rare and unusual items they had. It was nicely arranged by all different years and wars, and many manufacturers were represtented. These are items... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The knowledge of the items from the major to minor was very impressive . With only one room , the number of items from many different time periods was very interesting and the owners knowledge left me impressed. Well worth the time and certainly worth more than a donation. Have told many friends it is a must to see and... More 

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Colorado
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you love history, it wont matter if you love guns or not, you'll be fascinated by this unique museum. Who digs up guns, and displays them "as is"?! The couple that owns this museum does, and they also include text describing where the gun was found and some history lesson. The guns are displayed according to the time period... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

no matter how artfully displayed in the dirt in the cases, it's still just a lot of rusty old bits and pieces of firearms. you'd have to be very excited about the history of these firearms to be interested in the collection. I'd had many trips to Cody and always missed when these folk were open, so I was looking... More 

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CANOGA PARK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The museum was only one room, but had a very nicely laid out display of old, rusted firearms with descriptions of their vintage and use.

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