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Address: 720 Sheridan Avenue, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY 82414
Phone Number: 307-587-4771
Description: Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, this museum features highly...
Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, this museum features highly interactive exhibits that highlight geology, wildlife and human presence in the Great Yellowstone region.
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This is just one of the five museums in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and you can enter through the main museum or through a smaller entrance next to the parking lot, which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is just one of the five museums in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and you can enter through the main museum or through a smaller entrance next to the parking lot, which will put you on the ground floor. It's great for kids - they can pick up a little passport and stamp impressions onto it at... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We spent time in this museum on each of the 2 tours that we took and also spent more time there on our own. It showcases the flora and fauna of the area and over an extended period of time. This is the newest Natural History museum that we have seen anywhere.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This museum is one part of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. I didn't think we'd ever get out of the center...there is SO much to see. The center does allow a second day re-entry, so either leave for lunch/dinner or come back the next day to be able to take in this entire exhibit! ENJOY!

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not large at all, but nicely done. These museums are listed as several in one, but the ONE is most true, You pay for all and the nice thing is that if one person is most interested in natural history and another in guns, you can both spend time where you prefer. it is rather small compared to the big... More 

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Viborg Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

When I first was researching the Buffalo Bill Museum, I thought maybe this one wouldn't be one I would be interested in. We live in SD so many of the animals spotlighted in the Draper are common to home as well, but BOY WAS I WRONG! We LOVED the Draper Natural History Museum. It has many inter-active event for all... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Really great museum, with first-class exhibits. Dinosaurs, grizzly bears, moose, wolves, otters, beavers, fossils, interesting exhibits on forest fires in Yellowstone and how they change the landscape and affect people and animals. I would definitely go back.

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I'm not overly fond of museums, but this one is so well presented and there is so much to see, to read, to learn, that even with my ADD I didn't get bored! I loved every minute of it and would even go back if I had enough time!

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have always been a natural history buff and couldn't wait to show this museum to my 4 year old daughter. Although I'm sure she didn't take in everything the museum had to offer, she had a great time with all the interactive features and getting her passport stamped. I think I could spend hours in that section of the... More 

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GlosUK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is one of the several attractions in the Cody Buffalo Bill Museum complex and to my mind the best. It's a superb and well-thought-out explanation of the geology, natural history, flora and fauna of the area on several levels, indicating the different species on each altitude. With film and sound systems to help interpretation there is plenty here for... More 

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is one of five museums within the Buffalo Bill History Museum. Three levels easily accessible with wide viewing areas. Simple and brief descriptions, interactive features, wonderful exhibits of wild animals from the grizzly to the buffalo. Hint: look for the 1/2 and 1/2 exhibit of the buffalo on the lower level, it is very unique. Animals in their natural... More 

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Address: 720 Sheridan Avenue, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY 82414
Phone Number: 307-587-4771
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Cody

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