The summer season begins at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West May 1, when hours expand to 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. The schedule remains in effect through mid-September.
For the summer season, the Center of the West plans three new special exhibitions, all opening in June: Wyoming Grasslands: Photographs by Michael Berman and William Sutton opens June 5 and runs through August 9; Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley opens June 6 and runs through August 29; and Adornment in the West: The American Indian as Artist opens June 19 and runs through October 10. The popular exhibition, Journeying West: Firearms from the Smithsonian, continues at least through October 2015.
Admission to the Center is good for two consecutive days and includes all five museums for one price. Tickets are available for purchase online—and at a discount—at tickets.centerofthewest.org. Center of the West members are always admitted free of charge.
For more information on the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s hours, rates, exhibitions, and more, explore centerofthewest.org. Details about Center of the West’s exhibitions can be found on our exhibitions pages.
Since 1917, the award-winning Buffalo Bill Center of the West has devoted itself to sharing the story of the authentic American West. The Center, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, operates its spring schedule, open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. through April 30, but moves to summer hours May 1, open daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. For additional information, visit the Center’s pages on Facebook and Google+.