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“A must stop in Cody” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Buffalo Bill Center of the West
720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414 (Formerly Buffalo Bill Historical Center)
+1 307-587-4771
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Cody
Type: Museums, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Owner description: Since 1927, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, formerly known as the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, has been committed to the greatness and growth of the American West, keeping western experiences alive. The Center of the West, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, weaves the varied threads of the western experience-history and myth, art and Native culture, firearms, and the nature and science of Yellowstone-into the rich panorama that is the American West. The Center of the West has been honored with numerous awards, including the prestigious 2012 National Tour Association's Award for "favorite museum for groups."
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“A must stop in Cody”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

we spent 6 hours here and it still did not see it all. wish we had more time in Cody.
However, this was part of a five state road trip.

Visited June 2013
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“Step Back in Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My goodness this is a must see if you get to Cody Wyoming! The museum is a wonderful picture of history as it was back in the "Old West" from cowboys to Indians. You can see how life was and the beautiful pieces of history with wonderful stories of how things were. There was also a bird handlers display out in the garden area the day we were there which the children loved but was also very informative for adults. There is a fee but your ticket is good for 2 days and you will need the time if you are going to see all this museum has to offer.

Visited August 2013
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“loved this museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

this museum was a great mix of exhibits. It was fascinating to learn about Buffalo Bill Cody but also great art and exhibits on Native Americans.

Visited September 2013
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“Excellent museum... plan on several hours!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Fabulous museum that defines Buffalo Bill's life, career and show. The museum has several other sections including a Natural History section, art museum and gun display as well as an extensive museum store. Plan on several hours to see the entire museum.

Visited September 2013
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“Very informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a well arranged museum with a wide varity of displays There is something for everyone here with some excellent displays. Some of the more modern art is a little disapointing, particularly when compared to the Remington era paintings, there were more of these on display the last time we visited. The staff are very helpful.

Visited October 2013
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