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“need two days to see it all”

Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Ranked #1 of 56 things to do in Cody
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Alpine, Wyoming
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96 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“need two days to see it all”
Reviewed November 6, 2011

Amazing museum, but not all that much for kids. This museum is the best thing in the west to see.

Visited April 2011
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Tetonia, Idaho
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“Gotta Go if you are in Cody”
Reviewed November 2, 2011

Huge museum, great historical items, curators notes are outstanding.

Visited October 2011
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Nailsworth, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fascinating”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

So much to see and learn. Well worth a visit. Ticket gets you admission 2 days running.

Visited June 2011
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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127 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Wonderful Museum.”
Reviewed October 27, 2011

When you consider the collection, the best museum in the west. Just wish they weren't so anal about camera tripods.

Visited September 2011
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San Diego, California
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“world class museum”
Reviewed October 24, 2011

don't miss this...and plan to spend at least 4-5 hours here...you won't be sorry

Visited October 2011
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