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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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Wyoming
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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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Delano, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This museum was so interesting and so well done that the time just flew as we toured it. It seemed that no matter how much we looked there was always a new discovery around the next corner. I was overwhelmed with the number and variety of the artifacts. There were many displays and narratives with the items telling stories of... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very nice, calm and a peaceful way to understand how and where the Plains people evolved. The artifacts, clothing and historical quilts are spectacular.

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Hadfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

As the other museums at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, the Museum of Plains Indians is a well presented, extensive and informative collection. Highly recommended.

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Killeen, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Big in-depth history lesson that talked about living on the plains and the connection the Native American have with the land, nature and the human spirit.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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198 reviews 198 reviews
78 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Lovely museum with a lot of exhibits and artifacts skillfully and seamlessly integrating technology to be more interactive. The Hitatsu hut is great and the Museum gives an excellent flavor of the Natives of the Plains. Part of the Buffalo Bill Center, it's included in the $18 for 2 days &5 Museums deal.

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White Salmon, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Presents the lives of Plains Indians very carefully. Instead of a profusion of items, things are well chosen to explain their way of life. I really loved this museum. My only recommendation would be more maps to show where each tribe lived.

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South Carolina
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140 reviews 140 reviews
44 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a part of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Great place for all ages. History of the west in five museums under one roof. Well worth the price of admission. This will be one of the highlights of your vacation. We were in here almost all day. Indian history, natural history, western art, giant gun collection, live... More

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Santa Monica, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Loved visiting this exhibit as part of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. It's got a lot of cool components to it. The collection is beautiful and very educational. Definitely check it out!

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Burgess Hill
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This museum is part of a wonderful museum giving the history of the local area. Well worth a visit if you are in the area. This whole museum complex is fantastic

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