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Travel Guide to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming

William Frederick "Buffalo BillCody  was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman.

Tepees on the grounds of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in CodyTepees on the grounds of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West, formerly known as the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, is a complex of five museums and a research library featuring art and artifacts of the American West located in Cody, Wyoming.

The five museums include

  • Buffalo Bill Museum
  • Plains Indians Museum
  • Whitney Western Art Museum
  • Draper Natural History Museum
  • Cody Firearms Museum

Since 2008, the Center of the West has been part of the Smithsonian Affiliates program.

The Buffalo Bill Museum offers a wide-ranging view of the life and times of William F. Cody, as well as of the "Buffalo Bill" character he created, which made him one of the world's most celebrated persons of his time.

We have visited Cody on multiple road trips, and and have enjoyed the Buffalo Bill Center and its many museums and educational programs.

Cody is situated in an area with many nearby attractions, including Yellowstone National Park and the Beartooth Highway.

Spend a day, or more, and enjoy and explore the Buffalo Bill Center of the West!

 

Entrance area to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming
Entrance area to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming

 

Buffalo Bill Center of the West
750 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, Wyoming 82414
Phone 307.587.4771
Website of Buffalo Bill Center of the West

 

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Sculpture on the grounds of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Wyoming
Sculpture on the grounds of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Wyoming


Mosaic tile map of the Greater Yellowstone region at the base of the rotunda, Draper Natural History Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming. Photo courtesy of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Mosaic tile map of the Greater Yellowstone region at the base of the rotunda, Draper Natural History Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming

 

More Information about the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Website of Buffalo Bill Center of the West

 

 


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