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Make our five museums a must-see on your journey through Yellowstone and the West.

Eight Seconds: Black Cowboys in America

Today’s cowboys and cowgirls are more diverse than you might expect. An exhibit featuring the photos of Ivan McClellan. Free with admission.

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Five massive museums under one roof. Explore stories and objects of the Wild West. Explore >>


Get hands-on with authentic dining, entertainment, and outdoor fun with a western twist. Explore >>

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May 1 – Sept. 15 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sept. 16 - Oct. 31 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nov. 1 - Nov.30 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec. 1 - Feb. 28 Thu. - Sun., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mar. 1 - Apr. 30 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed NYD, Thanksgiving, Christmas


Adults $19.75
Kids 6-17 $13.25
Kids <5 Free
Seniors $18.75
Tour Groups Call: 307-578-4000
Members Free

Stories of the West

Firearms and the West gallery in the Cody Firearms Museum, with Winchester Factory lintel.

Museum Minute: How A Museum Decides What To Collect

Winchester carbine, ca. 1868. Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection. 1988.8.168

150 Years On Target – Points West Online

Craftsman and Artist: A Brief Look at the Leather Shops of the Early 1900s

Museum Minute: “The Last of Their Race”

Shoshone Irrigation Company partners hoped the Shoshone River - shown here before the Buffalo Bill Dam - could irrigate lands downstream. Jack Richard Collection. MS 89 Jack Richard Photograph Collection, McCracken Research Library. P.89.88

The Story of Bronson Rumsey and His Business Records – Points West Online

Protect Our Indigenous Sisters

Museum Minute: Monte, the Eastern Screech Owl

Mountain Men of the Old School

“To connect people to the stories of the American West”
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