Cody Firearms Museum Blog: Unloading the Myth

The Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West houses over 7,000 historically significant firearms with more than 15,000 firearms-related artifacts. We seek to provide every visitor – from gun aficionados, to firearms novices, to those without previous firearms experience – with a unique educational opportunity. This museum is more than just guns; firearms help inform the story of the West, the story of gun cultures, and the story of people.

Black Gun Controversy

Assault Rifle:  Feltman Pneumatic Fully Automatic Machine Gun, c. 1935

*This blog focuses on some but not all of the differentiations between modern sporting rifles and assault rifles.* You’ve heard “assault weapon” in the news.… Read More