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A wolf sculpture titled ‘Last of the Buffalo’ beckons visitors to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Michael Coleman, (b. 1946). Gift in Memory of Hal Tate from Naoma Tate and the Family of Hal Tate. 18.09

Explore the American West

When you visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, you see the American West in surprising new ways. Our stories entertain you, our collections and exhibits inspire you, our perspectives forever change yours.

Buffalo Bill Museum

Explore the Buffalo Bill Museum
Get to know William F. Cody, his public persona of “Buffalo Bill,” and the West he loved.

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Draper Natural Natural History

Explore the Draper Natural History Museum
Explore the natural beauty and amazing animals of the Greater Yellowstone region.

Explore the Draper Natural History Museum


Whitney Western Art Museum

Explore the Whitney Western Art Museum
See the American West through the eyes of the artists who interpreted and defined it.

Explore the Whitney Western Art Museum


Plains Indian Museum

Explore the Plains Indian Museum
Hear the Plains Indian peoples, past and present, share the story of their culture.

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Cody Firearms Museum

Explore the Cody Firearms Museum
Discover how firearms shaped the culture and image of the American West.

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McCracken Research Library and The Papers of William F. Cody

Explore the McCracken Research LibraryLearn about the American West by exploring and researching its archival history.

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Explore The Papers of William F. Cody


Exhibitions

Explore Our Exhibitions

View our exhibitions on-site, in a traveling exhibition in your city, or here online in our “virtual” exhibitions.

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Calendar of Events

Explore Our EventsFind out what programs and activities are happening at the Center of the West, from live raptors, to family fun, to lectures, to our annual powwow, and more.

Explore our Calendar of Events