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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Tour de Force for a small town

I had heard this was a great place, five museums one ticket the locals bill it. Something for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
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Chico, California
Overwhelming Museum!

This museum has so much to see Make sure you have lots of time for viewing it. Hours just melt... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Teresa M
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Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Average1%
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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...more
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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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Reviewed yesterday

I had heard this was a great place, five museums one ticket the locals bill it. Something for everyone, fine art, guns, Indian history, Buffalo's Bills life, nice food and coffee. Well presented, looks like it was all put up last week. Friendly staff and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum has so much to see Make sure you have lots of time for viewing it. Hours just melt away before you realize it. The history is fantastic!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved this place. There are 5 separate museums and all are 1st quality. Our tickets were good for today and tomorrow which is good because there was too much for us to see in one day. My husband particularly liked the Cody Firearms Museum....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank G3079MRlynnc
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a fabulous museum complex in Cody. Allow yourself ample time to see it all. We explored the gun museum first for most of the morning. Took a break for lunch and a walk and explored the Whitney Museum of Western Art in the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Seattlites7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! There is soooo much to see. We broke up our visit into two half days as we were on overload and still could have spent more time. If you are in the area, don’t miss it!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Iladydi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is truly an awesome place. So much to see and learn. A very interesting piece of history. A must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank longhorn56
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cody WY was a destination on our 21 trip to visit National Parks. The museum is more then amazing. I wish we planned more then two days to tour the museum. So much history!!! The artwork , sculptures, taxidermy, wow!!!! This museum should be on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Margrit S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed the museum - wish the FIrearms portion of the center was open on schedule - we only saw a tidbit of the collection and that's the main reason we came to Cody. Its a reason to come back. The simulated shooting range was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BikingMillers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not much more to say but a great experience. Just go, senior discount, 5 museums in one. Gift shop, concessions .. loved the whole place!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 4Unicorn2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Favorite parts were the Natural History and the art work. The guns were much more interesting than I imagined. I could have spent all day here. Think I spent 4 hours. Very educational and awe inspiring from excellent preserved animal exhibits to historical international guns...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Trek32988071617
July 24, 2019|
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Response from Escape523265 | Reviewed this property |
No, access to the gift shop is free.
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625joeh
July 13, 2019|
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Response from Judy2step | Reviewed this property |
The entry ticket is good for two days. About 3 or 4 hours a day worked for me.
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Lua L
June 20, 2019|
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Response from N5039FAmaryb | Reviewed this property |
I know that people with service dogs are allowed but not any other types of dogs. Sorry, that doesn't help so I'd leave him at the hotel or motel.
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