Events

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West shares the story of the American West in countless ways, including events, activities, programs, lectures, special exhibitions, and more throughout the year. Here’s what’s coming up.

Featured Events

Current Special Exhibitions:


December 2014:

Open Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Monday – Wednesday.

Daily program: Relaxing with Raptors, 1 p.m. each day the Center is open. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

December 22, 23, 24: For Christmas week, the Center is open these additional days (we are normally closed Mon – Wed in the winter), 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

December 25: Center closed for Christmas Day holiday.

January 2015:

Open Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Monday – Wednesday.

Daily program: Relaxing with Raptors, 1 p.m. each day the Center is open. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

January 1: Center closed for New Year’s Day holiday.

January 23: Night at the Museum Family Fun Day, 3 – 7 p.m. The museum is a fun and different place at night when the visitors go home. So, dress in your jammies and come get a glimpse of nighttime at the museum. Learn about nocturnal animals and hear stories by the campfire. Enjoy a free family-friendly meal starting at 5 p.m.

February 2015:

Open Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Monday – Wednesday.

Daily program: Relaxing with Raptors, 1 p.m. each day the Center is open. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

February 5: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Speaker to be announced. Free.

February 27: Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Celebration, details to be announced.

March 2015:

Open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Daily program: Relaxing with Raptors, 1 p.m. each day the Center is open. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

March 5: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Speaker to be announced. Free.

March 7: Coffee & Curators Members Event featuring the McCracken Research Library, 10 a.m. Call 307-578-4008 for reservations.

March 20: Games of the Old West Family Fun Day, 3 – 7 p.m. An evening of fun and games, including western card games and Plains Indian games. Enjoy a free family-friendly meal starting at 5 p.m.