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

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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

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
21 helpful votes 21 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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193 reviews 193 reviews
76 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Buffalo, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Honestly, I have said it in most of my reviews, that I am an extreme history buff and travel the USA seeing historical places. This place was among the best I've seen, and that includes my favorite historical place on earth, Gettysburg! There are no words I can write that will do this place justice, it was that incredible. Well... More

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Kaysville, Utah
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were very disappointed in the Plains Indian Pow-Wow. The Pow-Wow is held in the amphitheater outside the Buffalo Bill Center. The fee to enter the annual Pow-Wow is additional to the Buffalo Bill Center. Our disappointment was that in front of the stage, all of the participants had set up tents around where the pow-wow was held. All of... More

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