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Museum of the Plains Indian

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Address: Cody, WY
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The plains Indian museum is part of the buffalo bill center. This building is my favorite of all of them. Tells you anything and everything you've ever wanted to know. From... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Darlene H
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The plains Indian museum is part of the buffalo bill center. This building is my favorite of all of them. Tells you anything and everything you've ever wanted to know. From buffalo hides to the beading on their beautiful costumes. There is handmade jewelry and souvenirs for sale. And a full sized teepee you can look in.

Thank Darlene H
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is an excellent museum about the Plains Indians it is very interesting very detailed and very historic certainly would recommend taking the time to see it even interesting for small children as they will learn a lot of history

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Plains Indians portion of the museum was really interesting!!!! We have been to the museum 3 times and always learn something new when we visit. It was great and so many interesting facts and artifacts to see.

Thank Linda G
West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A well presented museum. Well worth a visit. Unfortunately we only had a couple of hours on our coach tour. Allow at least half a day to appreciate all the exhibits.

Thank John G
Brigham City, Utah
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was so interested in all the artifacts that are displayed there so well. There is a Tepee from the 1800"s , it is a work of art. The beautiful beading on the clothing and other items is so beautiful.

Thank Lindamarie2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Part of the main museum. Great history and displays. The sounds and sights are well thought out and the info. films are very good.

Thank Tim R
Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Everything put on a plate for you, walk slowly around read it all, just great. So much to see, so much to learn

Thank John from sunny Cornwall
Pelham, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Once inside "Buffalo Bill Center of the West", check with the tour desk for a complimentary tour. The tour guides share a passion for what they do and the museum.

Thank fudgbug
Livingston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I was able to see clothing and lean more about the lifestyle of the Plains Indians. I highly recommend.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Shows life before the whites descended on the area and life after being moved to reservations. Gorgeous Native American garments, decorations, headdresses, and weapons. Great exhibits on their daily lives. Rec moment it for everyone

Thank JimH88011

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