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Draper Natural History Museum

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Address: 720 Sheridan Ave, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY 82414-3428
Phone Number: 307-587-4771
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Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, this museum features highly...

Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, this museum features highly interactive exhibits that highlight geology, wildlife and human presence in the Great Yellowstone region.

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No words to describe how awesome it is! Go!!! Enjoy every bit of it! Take your time, don't be rushed. It detailed, and has a lot of things for kids to touch and experience. It's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Suzanne H
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Gillette, Wyoming
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Spring Valley, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Getting your two day pass for The Buffalo Bill Center Of The West gets you into this Natural History Museum. Be sure to get your little pamphlet and emboss the emblems of the different areas of the museum - BTW, push really hard on the lever to get the best results! Great place for the kids!!

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Gillette, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No words to describe how awesome it is! Go!!! Enjoy every bit of it! Take your time, don't be rushed. It detailed, and has a lot of things for kids to touch and experience. It's an amazingly detailed and well maintained experience and I cannot wait to go back!

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the five museums in the Buffalo Bill Centre there is a lot of information about natural history in America consisting of models, videos and stuffed animals. The video about what to do in the event of a bear attack was very interesting.

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Shawnee, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter loved this part of the museum. Their are lots of taxidermy animals on display with great information that she could understand about their habitat and current threats to their survival. The wolves were especially interesting and looked almost real.

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Birch Tree, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mosaic map was fun, and the floors of exhibits and displays were all well thought, interesting, and educational. My 2 ten year old grandsons loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This exhibit exceeded my expectations! Well thought out and interactive. Well worth the admission and time invested.

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Sayreville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Museum that specializes in Yellowstone Natural history. We were going to skip this museum but I am so glad we did not. THe Museum does not try to do too much and specializes in Yellowstone animals , trees, and other natural history. Leave at least 1 hour to go through the exhibit. Very good and would recommend.

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful subset of the Buffalo Bill Cody Museum. I especially liked the taxidermy of animals and the display of ecosystems that started above the tree line, with informative presentations that evolved as you descended down walkways through the various altitudes with corresponding animals and plants. I was really impressed. This museum is not to be missed and... More 

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Bark River, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great natural history museum, wonderful ecology displays. Highly educational. Children will be impressed, and plenty of child oriented activities. I think everyone can learn something new here. Highly recommended.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place to visit and learn about history and geology of the area. Great history of Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show. The town of Cody was laid out and established by the famed showman. Accommodations are difficult because of the great demand. It seems like every available garage or extra outbuilding has been converted into rental space.

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