Buffalo Bill Center of the West
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At the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, find out all about Yellowstone National Park, the American West, and everything in between.
After all, we’re just 50 miles from the Park’s east gate, and our backyard is the Northern Rockies and Plains, long recognized for its history and culture. Thankfully, our five museums weave it all into a tapestry we call the American West. Indeed, a visit here will have you celebrating the Spirit of the American West long before you reach the Park entrance.
Whether you and your family are heading to Yellowstone, or leaving the Park behind, you’ll find that exploring life in the West with us couldn’t be more fascinating or more downright fun!
Buffalo Bill Museum - Discover the story of Buffalo Bill and the American West he loved..
Cody Firearms Museum - Examine the most comprehensive collection of firearms in America.
Draper Natural History Museum - Explore the power and beauty of the Yellowstone region.
Plains Indian Museum - Experience the art, culture, and history of Plains Indian peoples.
Whitney Western Art Museum - Contemplate masterworks from Remington to Russell and everyone in between.
- Research library.
- Free parking.
- Museum store.
- Group sales.
- Events calendar.
Talk: Ranching on Rattlesnake
- Free illustrated talk: Local Lore with Bob Richard, ''Ranching on Rattlesnake Creek before Electricity,'' June 8, noon at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
- Thursday Jun 8, 2023
Exclusive Tours Trivia Night
- Exclusive Tours Trivia Night Takeover at Cody Craft Brewing, June 24, Trivia on Yellowstone National Park, firearms history, Buffalo Bill, and the American West
- Saturday Jun 24, 2023