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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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Leisurely putt

Spent four hours. Incredible display of artifacts, Art, armory, docents at every turn, great gift... read more

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WHMPILOT
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Wonderful

This museum is spectacular. The displays are so well done. You just pick and choose which areas... read more

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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414-3428
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent four hours. Incredible display of artifacts, Art, armory, docents at every turn, great gift shop.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is spectacular. The displays are so well done. You just pick and choose which areas interest you. Fair admission price for a wonderful experience.

Thank Conniedelmont
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an excellent attraction, 5 museums under 1 roof. Almost too much to take in. Good free internet, very good cafe. Spent hours in here cannot praise it enough if you love your history of the region.

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Reviewed yesterday

This place is like several museums combined into one! We came here on two separate days because there was so much to take in. I would highly recommend any of the raptor experiences, the Museum of the Plains Indian, and the Draper Natural History Museum....More

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

Thank you for your great review! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well designed museum with 5 distinct collections in one setting. Buffalo Bill exhibit is well done and interesting. Whitney museum of western art and museum of plains Indians are outstanding. Ticket is good for two consecutive days and should be used. Good value for historical...More

Thank murphym2015
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CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your outstanding review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

kind of a bit time consuming but well worth it!! alot of history too see!! Awesome!! price seemed a bit high to get in but still was greatMore

Thank Rogfather
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CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your thoughts and concerns! The admission price is good for two days and allows access not only to all our galleries but several tours and presentations throughout the center. It is also comparable to other admissions prices for activities in the region....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Center contains several different collections dealing with western art, firearms, nature, and other interesting things germane to development of the area. Viewing all of the collections would take several days. Each time we go, we do two galleries. So it is fun to visit...More

Thank ingridj264
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CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your fantastic review! We really do have something for everyone! For those who don't have as much time to so thoroughly enjoy our galleries, we are now offering a Highlights Map at the admissions and tour desks. We look forward to your...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We only had a couple hours to visit this museum but it was so nice, the ticket is good for two days.

Thank Kimberly W
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CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent a rainy afternoon exploring this vast museum. The gun exhibit is phenomenal (according to my husband) and the natural history museum is not to be missed. Like everyone says, plan for more than one day ( your ticket is good for 2 days)....More

Thank TNN1991
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CenterOfTheWest, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were impressed by the stories about the fate of the Indians and the several broken promises and treaties. The way the authentic items are on display makes you continue your visit and learn more and more.

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

Thank you for your great review! We are strong believers in the importance of learning from and understanding our history. Which is why our Curators and Conservationists work so hard to bring these stories to you. We look forward to your next visit!

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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 Tiffy_Bird | Reviewed this property |
We also had lunch in the cafeteria. I was surprised by how good it was. Lots of options! And not ridiculously priced.
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