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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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The most amazing collection of Guns and Weapons!

The museum is very impressive as far as nature and animals, Indians and history. It is modern and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yanka_12
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San Francisco, California
Two day event!

Our tickets allowed us to come back a second day and it's a good thing because there is a lot to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pat W
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Rochester, New York
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3428
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is very impressive as far as nature and animals, Indians and history. It is modern and interactive. It;s actually a few museums under one roof. The most impressive thing for us was the history and collection of all guns including one belonging to...More

1  Thank Yanka_12
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for your kind feedback! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Center. Hope the rest of your travels were great, too!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tickets allowed us to come back a second day and it's a good thing because there is a lot to see! There are 5 museums to explore. We went to one of the bird lessons. We only saw one bird. We would have liked...More

1  Thank Pat W
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Pat: Thanks so much for your great feedback! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Do yourself a favour and visit this museum. It is truly fascinating. It has 5 different wings of history. There is the Buffalo Bill Museum which is great and loved the Halogram at the entrance. The Firearms Museum was really interesting and this would be...More

Thank Margot E
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Margot: Thank you so much for your kind feedback about the Center! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. So great that you had the opportunity to visit all our galleries-- hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots to offer here , something for everyone from age four to one hundred and four. From the Native American ( Plains ) section , a section on guns ( One of everything including Gatling guns ) , a section on the Life and Times...More

Thank Kim and Darrell H
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Center. Also, it's great you had the opportunity to check out our raptors-- aren't they neat? Hope to see you again soon-- safe travels!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been here before, but not seen all of the five museums. Very worth buying the package deal. Recommend for the whole family

Thank LindaF627
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for recommending us! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been to the Buffalo Bill Center three times and still haven't seen it all. Each wing is well worth the time to explore and the talks are excellent, especially the one with the birds.

Thank Ron743
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for coming to see us during our year-long Centennial celebration! And we agree-- aren't the raptors neat? Thank you for your kind feedback!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You won't regret visiting this excellent museum. So many great displays and artifacts. This place is on the same level as the Smithsonian!

Thank Cindy G
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Cindy: Thanks so much for your kind comments! Hope the rest of your travels were great, too!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place, a lot of history and it was a very pleasant visit. My friends and I had dinner there with at the end a concert we all loved it and the food was just super.

Thank theo n
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your review of the Center! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Dan Miller show, as well. Hope the rest of your travels were great!

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an unsuspected visit to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, I enjoyed the museum it had 5 different wings of history of the West. Should have allowed more time than we did. Very nice, a must see.

Thank 3catsmary
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for coming to see us during our year-long Centennial celebration! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Buffalo Bill Center of the West is a wonderful museum. We had no idea what to expect. We started in the back In the Indian exhibit and worked our way to the front. The Cody Firearms Museum contains one of the largest collection of vintage...More

Thank Eaton_Out
CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your kind comments! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Safe travels!

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D1539OBjanets
29 May 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
7 May 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
3 May 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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