Start your exploration of the American West

When you visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, you see the American West in surprising new ways. Our stories entertain you, our collections and exhibits inspire you, our perspectives forever change yours.

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is…

Explore the Buffalo Bill Museum

Buffalo Bill Museum



Get to know William F. Cody, his public persona of “Buffalo Bill,” and the West he loved.

Explore the Buffalo Bill Museum

Explore the Draper Natural History Museum

Draper Natural History Museum



Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and amazing animals of the Greater Yellowstone region.

Explore the Draper Natural History Museum

Explore the Whitney Western Art MuseumWhitney Western Art Museum



See the American West through the eyes of the artists who interpreted and defined it.

Explore the Whitney Western Art Museum

Explore the Plains Indian MuseumPlains Indian Museum



Hear the Plains Indian peoples, past and present, share stories of Native culture.

Explore the Plains Indian Museum

Explore the Cody Firearms MuseumCody Firearms Museum



Discover how firearms shaped the culture and image of the American West.

Explore the Cody Firearms Museum

Explore the McCracken Research Library

McCracken Research Library



Learn about the American West by and researching its archival history.

Explore the McCracken Research Library, The Papers of William F. Cody, and CodyArchive.org

Explore Our Exhibitions


View our exhibitions on-site, in a traveling exhibition in your city, or here online in our “virtual” exhibitions.

Explore Exhibitions

Explore Our Events

Calendar of Events

Look ahead to programs and activities coming up at the Center of the West—raptors, family fun, talks, powwow, and much more.

Explore our Calendar of Events