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Museum of the Plains Indian

Cody, WY
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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Cody
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Most recent review
- Apr 2, 2014
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

What an enlightenment on what the original American were and are to this country. It was great to take just a peek at the many areas that the different Plain Indians lives were. Just the artwork makes it worth the time and it takes more time than most of us have to see it all.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Fantástic. and emocioning. The place is very well sited. The history of tribes and indians of United State is cleary told. I recommend it for a family with childrens.. There they have many funs toys..

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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90 reviews 90 reviews
37 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The most comprehensive display of Indian artifacts I've ever seen, providing insight into all facets of life. Beautifully and respectfully presented.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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91 reviews 91 reviews
31 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The plains indian museum is housed within the Buffalo Bill/Whitney Museum. A little gem in an out of the way town. The museum also housed the Buffalow Bill Cody wing and the Natural History wing. In the same building was the Whitney musuem (the same as the New York Whitney) with some very comendable art and statues

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Boulder, Co
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Very tasteful exhibit of Cody's life, art related to the West a huge display of firearms, etc. This is a new building with many fine paintings of Western art. all magnificent .. The firearm exhibit, perhaps 2000 items, will keep most men happy , the value of the collection has to be 2 million dollars. Not sure of the age... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

There is a lot of informational exhibits and interactive exhibits. They are put forward in a straightforward manor and absolutely fascinating!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This Plains Indian Museum is part of The Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody was a stop on a road trip that covered five western states. We spent about six hours in the center, which was not enough time; it would take an easy two days for a proper visit. However, this is an excellent museum and in my... More

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Bella Vista, Arkansas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

There were four (adults) of us in our group. Every single one of us found something extra special in this museum--Smithsonian class! I would go again and again--so much to see.

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I always enjoy native American art and such and there was plenty of high quality and interesting items.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

One of the best representations of Native American culture and history I have seen. We especially liked the narrations by elders of their childhood memories and descriptions of their old ways of life which accompanied many of the displays.

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