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


February 2016:

Open Thursday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily at 1 p.m. each day the Center is open (Thursday – Sunday). Included in regular admission.

February 18: Cody Culture Club: Behind Barbed Wire at Heart Mountain with Brian Liesinger, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. $20 per person; packages available for 2016 series of four programs (see January 21 for more information).

February 26: Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Celebration, 5 – 7 p.m. A free birthday party in honor of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s 170th birthday, complete with the Buffalo Bill Band, light hors d’oeuvres, birthday cake, and family activities.

March 2016:

Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily at 1 p.m. Included in regular admission.

March 3: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Speaker to be announced. Free.

March 5: Coffee & Curators event for members, featuring the Cody Firearms Museum. Free for members but reservations required; 307-578-4008.

March 17: Cody Culture ClubGrizzly Bear and Human Interaction with Wyoming Game & Fish Department, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. $20 per person.

March 18: Spring Fling Family Fun Day, 3 – 7 p.m. Free for members; $10 per non-member family.

April 2016:

Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily at 1 p.m. Included in regular admission.

April 2: Coffee & Curators event for members, featuring the McCracken Research Library. Free for members but reservations required; 307-578-4008.

April 7: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Speaker to be announced. Free.

April 21: Cody Culture ClubCelebrating the 4th Then and Now with Ed Webster and Chip Richards, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. $20 per person.

May 2016

Open 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily.

Recurring program: Relaxing with Raptors Q&A daily at 1 p.m. Included in regular admission.

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

May 7: Coffee & Curators event for members featuring the Plains Indian Museum. Free for members but reservations required; 307-578-4008.

May 11 – 15: Spring into Yellowstone Birding & Wildlife Festival. This event coordinated by the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce and many area partners celebrates spring and the great outdoors in the Greater Yellowstone area.