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Buffalo Bill Museum

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Another Page in Buffalo Bills Life

In our travels around the US we have been to Scouts Rest NE, Cody WY & Lookout Mountain CO where... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Interesting llocal museum

Not worth a separate trip, but if you in or near town, then this little museum has a number of very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fullerton, California
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199 N Front St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our travels around the US we have been to Scouts Rest NE, Cody WY & Lookout Mountain CO where Bill is buried and finally his birth place. This quirky little Museum opened in 1957 and celebrates not just Wm F Cody but a multitude...More

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

We didn’t expect to see so many different displays. Besides Buffalo Bill there was regional exhibits, a one room school house display as well as a cool steam boat to explore. The kids and adults loved it. Its also on a beautiful spot of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank caitybear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not worth a separate trip, but if you in or near town, then this little museum has a number of very interesting and enjoyable displays. Interesting to wander through Lone Star Riverboat.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JackR46
Reviewed January 23, 2019

My husband and I stopped at this museum when we were in Le Claire. It was a fun place to go. Had a lot of neat things to see and learn about.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

They have recreated an authentic one-room schoolhouse in a new addition to the museum. Wonderful collection of musical instruments that belonged to a LeClaire musician and arrangées, who had a band and also played with passing riverboats. I especially enjoyed reading the history of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patrice518
Reviewed November 5, 2018

A small museum with some very interesting items to see. Not only Buffalo Bill Cody memorabilia but also items from the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s. The Steamboat was very interesting to see and be cable to board and look around. Definitely a stop for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 916conniem
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We stopped in here when we were in Iowa for a riverboat cruise. It cost $5 admission and had interesting exhibits from household gadgets, farming gadgets, technology gadgets, as well as military and Buffalo Bill show from the early 1900s and also a small riverboat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Donna49341
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Well worth your time...so much packed into this small museum... including a whole steamship! took us 1.5 hours to go through.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank knitaway
Reviewed September 24, 2018

There's not much here that you don't already know about Buffalo Bill, but quite a bit of general historic artifacts. Some specific to the area. It's only $5.00, so that was good, as it was so small and unimpressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1818Dee1818
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

While the museum cost was pretty small ($5), there really wasn’t a whole lot of Buffalo Bill in it. It was more of a history of the area. You can tell they’ve spent a lot of time collecting items and the displays were well done,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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May 1 through Sept 15 Tickets for: On-site rate: Online rate: Adults $19 Buy online: $18 Senior (65 & older) $18 Buy online: $17 Students (18... More