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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3428
+1 307-587-4771
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This is a must see Museum!

I had been to the museum years ago and had to go back — well worth the trip to see again, we only... read more

Reviewed yesterday
oakbrookloop
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Lots to see

The Buffalo Bill Center has 5 museums and several western art galleries. We actually split our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kltripping
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Hours: Mar 1 – Apr 30: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily May 1 – Sep 15: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily Sep 16 – Oct 31: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily Nov 1 – 30: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily Dec 1 – Feb 28: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday – Sunday Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s days Since 1927, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West 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 TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for four years running.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3428
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+1 307-587-4771
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had been to the museum years ago and had to go back — well worth the trip to see again, we only had 3 hours to visit this time - but could have spent 8 hours! There is so many interesting and intriguing items...More

Thank oakbrookloop
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Buffalo Bill Center has 5 museums and several western art galleries. We actually split our visit over 2 days time. We covered the 2nd floor art gallery, the Plains Indian section and the natural history museum the first day. The 2nd day we caught...More

Thank kltripping
Reviewed 2 days ago

5 Museums in one building, $19 entrance fee which covers the 5 Museums. Draper Natural History Museum, Buffalo Bill, Plains Indian, Whitney Western Art & Cody Firearms. Can use the entrance ticket 2 days running. Opens 8am during the Summer 1stMay – 31st October. Takes...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Top of the line western and Native American museum . They also have a top of the line dinner show. Top of the line food was unexpected in a museum! Country western music group worth the price.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did this in a day and were very tired out. Would be better to take more time but that was all we had. There is just so much to see and absorb. Just a wonderful experience.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 3 days ago

When the brochure mentions 5 museums, they mean 5 large museums. The exhibits ad displays are exceptional.Well worth the price of admission.

Thank buckeyeblazer
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent two days in the museum absolutely loved it. Park ranger talks was informative and fun. Wonderful museum well laid out.

Thank Evetexasbound
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best museums anywhere. It is huge - wish we could have had more time to explore. As it was we spent about 2 1/2 hours there. Lots of wonderful history, exhibits, paintings, videos, artifacts and relics. Absolutely well worth your time!

Thank Ronniree
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent hours here visiting all the museums! Even for early 30yr olds we enjoyed this place, especially the gun museum! Over 8k guns! A must visit if in Cody!

Thank Savannah L
Reviewed 3 days ago

5 museums in one. Plan to spend most of the day there. Diaper and the gun museums very thorough. Fantastic presentation of the artifacts.

Thank Bette B L
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D1539OBjanets
May 29, 2017|
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Response from CenterOfTheWest | Property representative |
At this time, we only allow service animals. Hopefully this helps!
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Emkayoo
May 7, 2017|
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Response from CenterOfTheWest | Property representative |
The Center of the West actually has many events and shows daily! Is there is specific show or attraction you were hoping to see?
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guillermoferreira49
May 3, 2017|
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Response from joclyn2017 | Reviewed this property |
Minimal at the center. We liked pat OHaras on the street on the way to the Center. About half mile from the center
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