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Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

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Gravesite and museum dedicated to the life and times of Buffalo Bill Cody.
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987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401
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It’s a bit scary driving up to Lookout Mtn, but the view at the top is amazing! We arrived too late to see the museum, so we can’t comment on that. Buffalo Bill’s grave is just a short walk up the hill from the museum....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went thru museum and saw the grave. Well done. Good to see history. He was initially known as a buffalo hunter but only did that under contract to feed railroad workers. Did not participate in mass slaughter of buffalo. In fact, he spoke out against....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 530stanw
Reviewed 6 days ago

Buffalo Bill's grave is a great place to visit. It is a great place to get children interested in history. The museum is very informative.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank taxwiz1040
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buffalo Bill Cody grave-site is a must stop for any western history buff. The museum is small but has several wonderful Buffalo Bill artifacts. I don't remember the admission cost but it was fair. There's a gift shop for trinkets and a small cafe...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 108Lincoln108
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grave site and overlook of Golden is beautiful and a great place to see, however for the most part it is a tourist trap. It's more about the gift shop and museum. The shop is a crowded with non related items for the most...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank texline07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful views and interesting historical museum of Buffalo Bills career. Gift shop is huge prepare for windy drive up the hill

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jfd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not go through the museum, but it was a great stop walking the grounds and seeing Buffalo Bill's grave site. The views of the valley below and Denver in the distance are amazing. It is worth a stop if you are in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is mostly outfits and old show posters. The views form the observation desk are great on a clear day. The short walk (bike and wheelchair access) up to Buffalo Bills grace is good exercise- easy Walk.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ksmith870
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Buffalo Bill’s burial site was a great historical place to visit. Do NOT order a rootbeer float! It will overflow due to the elevation. Lesson learned.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank reitaj
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Very cool to see the grave of Buffalo Bill. We did not go inside the museum part, but you can still take in the view for free. Unobstructed views of the mountains from the parking lot, and we even saw animals such as a red...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Neequa G
October 4, 2017|
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Response from mjweber2017 | Reviewed this property |
2.5 hours seems reasonable-view is great- but not sure of restaurant as we did a picnic at park adjacent to museum!
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April 17, 2017|
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Trip Advisor does not allow me to post a link but if you search "Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave Golden Colorado" you will find a nice website with all the info you need on their " plan your trip" page.
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Reviewed this attraction Robert B Golden, Colorado  0 Votes  Buffalo Bill Museum I $5 for adults $1 for children. The walk from the light rail is about 5 miles and at least a 1,000 ft. climb. Get a cab or... More
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