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Museum of the Plains Indian

Cody, WY
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Cody
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
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Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is part of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. iI this one area you can gain a comprehensive overview of the Plains Indians in a well laid out and easy to understand format.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Very nice museum. I have friends that are members of the Tehcumseh Lodge and the outfits in some of the displays are similar to the ones they wear to there Pow Wows. I enjoyed this museum very much.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

A lot of history here with pictures, stories, models of Indian dwellings and homes. Weapons, horses, displays of every imaginable part of the life of the plains Indian. This exhibit is carefully arranged and could take all day looking and reading the history. Was a must see!

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Wyoming
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I learned a lot about Plains Indians and I grew up in the west…there was a lot I didn't know. Interactive exhibits, movies, all sorts of things.

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Houston, Texas USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It appears to be very authentic. The Indians were beautiful people. It's hard to imagine how we slaughtered them.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This attraction is included in the ticket for the Bill Cody Center of the West. Having grown up on the Midwest, we've seen our share of Native American exhibits. This one is hands-down one of the best. It's a Smithsonian-quality, spotless museum!! It detailed so much more of NA life and much more than their struggle with the Europeans.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Being from an area that has Native reservations close by, I really liked this museum. To get to know more about the traditions, lifestyle, and Native American history was truly remarkable. It is in fact a piece of all of us that live in the west, and have friends who are Native. The history these Natives have does effect us... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Beautiful exhibits which explain some of the history of the plains Indians, but also incredibly sad.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you like Native American History this is the place to go. Take the entire day to read and explore the exhibit. You will be amazed at what you find there. The boys had to stop at every artifact and read the captions. It is a must see if you go to Cody!!!

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Wyoming
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This museum has something for all ages the wing specifically for the Plains Indians was very informative. It left us all saying wow we had no idea and I cannot imagine such loss. Just enough reading on each artifact that our 7 year old could easily read and understand it. Enough things to touch to keep our 3 year old... More

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