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…
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
Draper Natural History Museum
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and amazing animals of the Greater Yellowstone region.
Explore the Draper Natural History Museum
Whitney Western Art Museum
See the American West through the eyes of the artists who interpreted and defined it.
Explore the Whitney Western Art Museum
Plains Indian Museum
Hear the Plains Indian peoples, past and present, share stories of Native culture.
Explore the Plains Indian Museum
Cody Firearms Museum
Discover how firearms shaped the culture and image of the American West.
Explore the Cody Firearms Museum
Library and Research
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
View our exhibitions on-site, in a traveling exhibition in your city, or here online in our “virtual” exhibitions.
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