Did you think there’s any connection between baseball and firearm production? Turns out, Hillerich and Bradsby Co. and M1 Carbines have a little in common, said Danny Michael, the associate […]
Cody Firearms Museum Blog: Unloading the Myth
The Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West houses over 7,000 historically significant firearms with more than 15,000 firearms-related artifacts. We seek to provide every visitor – from gun aficionados, to firearms novices, to those without previous firearms experience – with a unique educational opportunity. This museum is more than just guns; firearms help inform the story of the West, the story of gun cultures, and the story of people.
After nine-and-a-half years as part of the Center of the West family, Cody Firearms Museum Curator Ashley Hlebinsky is moving on to pursue new career opportunities, help other museums across the country with their […]
The Cody Firearms Museum has one of the only three 1910 silencers that survived. It’s on the Springfield Model 1903 Bolt Action Rifle. Silencers, also known as suppressors, were invented […]
In the late 1930s, the U.S. Army selected the M-1 Garand as its new service rifle. But it turns out that it was quite a controversial decision. At that time, […]
Looking for a fun and relaxing activity to pass the time at home? Our Cody Firearms Museum has created a coloring book! It features objects from the museum’s collection, including […]
Museum curators are expected to have an in-depth knowledge of everything in the collections. “We try to put on a very good appearance of that when we give tours,” said […]