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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

Start your exploration of 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.

Explore the Buffalo Bill Museum

Buffalo Bill Museum

 

 

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

Explore the Buffalo Bill Museum


Explore the Draper Natural History Museum

Draper Natural History Museum

 

 

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and amazing animals of the Greater Yellowstone region.

Explore the Draper Natural History Museum


Explore the Whitney Western Art MuseumWhitney Western Art Museum

 

 

See the American West through the eyes of the artists who interpreted and defined it.

Explore the Whitney Western Art Museum


Explore the Plains Indian MuseumPlains Indian Museum

 

 

Hear the Plains Indian peoples, past and present, share stories of Native culture.

Explore the Plains Indian Museum


Explore the Cody Firearms MuseumCody Firearms Museum

 

 

Discover how firearms shaped the culture and image of the American West.

Explore the Cody Firearms Museum


Explore the McCracken Research Library

McCracken Research Library

 

 

Learn about the American West by and researching its archival history.

Explore the McCracken Research Library, The Papers of William F. Cody, and CodyArchive.org


Explore Our Exhibitions

Exhibitions

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

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Explore Our Events

Calendar of Events

Look ahead to programs and activities coming up at the Center of the West—raptors, family fun, talks, powwow, and much more.

Explore our Calendar of Events