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Museum of the Plains Indian

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Address: Cody, WY
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An amazing collection

If you have an interest in Native American history this is where to come. The collection is extensive and offers details of history you won't find elsewhere. You don't want to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Havre, Montana
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Havre, Montana
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have an interest in Native American history this is where to come. The collection is extensive and offers details of history you won't find elsewhere. You don't want to miss this.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The items here are beautiful, not just Plains Indian, but also simply lovely examples of artwork, craft and decorated objects.

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Thank Nancy F
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This museum houses a wonderful and insightful view into the lives of the Plains Indians. One walks away feeling not only a sense of the hardships they endured, but the beautiful art they created, and craftsmanship they used on a daily basis. Highly recommended.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Buffalo Bill Museum is a must see if you are in Cody. But plan on a two day visit as it is very large with many artifacts. I loved the Plains Indian section and recommend it highly. Wear your walking shoes.

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Billings, Montana
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is quite a bit deeper than the Museum of the American Indian in DC thanks to acquiring the Paul Dyck comprehensive 19th century collection of many thousands of significant and unique pieces from most of the Plains tribes.

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Thank Montanian
Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was the first part of this museum complex we wanted to see and we are so glad we did it first. There is so much to see and admire and it took so much time. It was well worth it. The artifacts are outstanding - what workmanship! A must do!

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Thank Victoria M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

So many things to look at and learn about the Indians and their lifestyle. From teepees to hunting and clothing.

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Thank Brownies04
post falls
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

cody is a neat place beautiful setting lots of good food too the center of the west was very interesting and educational if you like the old west building and grounds are exceptional as are all the exhibits plan on returning in a couple of years just for the total experience

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

An absolute must. This is the best American Native Museum I have visited. Great explanations with the various displays.

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

want to know about the local indians of the wyoming ,this is a great place to go. kids and adults will love it, it's just one of 5 museums at the cody center

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Thank CHRIS L

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