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:


November 2014:

Open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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

November 6: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition: Dr. Craig Lee with Ice Patch Archaeology at the Crossroads of Culture and Climate Change in the Greater Yellowstone, 12:15 p.m. Free.

November 21: “A Muzeum” Race Family Fun Day, 3 – 7 p.m. Families challenge themselves and each other as they “race” (er…walk quickly!) around the museum completing challenges and negotiating speed bumps. Enjoy a free family-friendly meal starting at 5 p.m.

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 4: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition: Kevin Hurley with How Do You Count Wild Sheep? Why Do Wild Sheep Count? 12:15 p.m. Free.

December 6: Holiday Open House, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. A free celebration of the holiday season with entertainment, treats, and Santa.

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 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.