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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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Absolutely awesome museum(s)!

The entry fee at $19 per person/$18 seniors is well worth it. You get multiple different museums in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ron T
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The Villages, Florida
Just the best museum in the US about the American West!

This Cody, Wyoming museum is actually five museums in one and is really large. You don't get a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
epintard
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Diamond Bar, California
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 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 2 weeks ago

The entry fee at $19 per person/$18 seniors is well worth it. You get multiple different museums in one. Firearms collection, western art, western culture and Buffalo Bill Cody's life. Something for everyone to enjoy. We also enjoyed a cafeteria style casual lunch. Would definitely...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Cody, Wyoming museum is actually five museums in one and is really large. You don't get a sense of the size from the photos I have seen on the internet. This is a must-see when visiting Cody, Wyoming. If you are an old-west aficionado...More

Thank epintard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something for everyone, Western art, firearms, natural history and native American history. Easy to spend a full day there.

Thank Pete G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is actually several museums in one. I would suggest a full day to take in all of them. Our group found the salad bar a healthy way to take a lunch break and talk about what we were seeing. On a trip around...More

Thank Rex H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in while in Powell for business. I was amazed at what this center has, 5 different museums. The Western Art Collection and the Firearms Collections are both amazing. Didn't get to see everything, but now that I live in Powell, I'll be back.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this center multiple times. This time it was a pleasant surprise to see all the changes that had been made in the flow and displays. It was a pleasant 2 days of taking in the art, history and guns. Very much worth...More

Thank Donnagay1d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is LOADED with great displays. Actually combines several distinct museums into one. Give it plenty of time to explore each section. I loved the Buffalo Bill history section, giving lots of great info on his life and career. The gun collection section was...More

Thank rkw321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience and highly recommended. We were there in October so it was not crowded. I loved it!

Thank lovetotravel2Usa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set aside a full day to see everything in here, small restaurant area, easy access for all, lifts to lower levels.

Thank Pete80_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we knew we’d need something to do on poor weather days. We choose to go to the museum and it was well worth it. We broke it up into 2 days. I would recommend this for all ages and genders. I was a little...More

Thank 1234granny
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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
4 May 2017|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
The food is better than you'd expect. The stamp allows you to go to nearby restaurants and return, but for a quick and convenient lunch or snack while at the museum, it really is decent food.
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