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Museums

Five museums, one Wild West

Admission includes five museums, all under under one roof! There’s plenty to see at the Center of the West: Explore Plains Indian cultures, trailblazing cowboys and cowgirls, classic and modern western artworks, and more — all of our galleries share the uniquely thrilling stories of the West. No matter how much time you have to spend with us, you’re covered — Center admission is good for two days!

Buffalo Bill Museum

Buffalo Bill Museum

See possessions of Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley and explore thrilling stories of the American West — real, fictional, or somewhere in between. Learn more
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Plains Indian Museum

Stories of Plains Indian cultures, traditions, trials, and triumphs — past and present. View timeless artifacts from the 1800s as well as modern works from today’s Native artists. Learn more
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Cody Firearms Museum

Over 10,000 artifacts and completely redesigned galleries that spark meaningful conversations for firearms enthusiasts and casual visitors. Learn more

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Draper Natural History Museum

Immersive and kid-friendly for those who love Yellowstone. Look, listen, feel — and sometimes even smell — what makes Yellowstone’s diverse ecosystems special. Learn more

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Whitney Western Art Museum

An art-lover’s dream. View timeless classics from Remington, Russell, Moran, and Bierstadt or browse selections from today’s world-renowned western artists. Learn more

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Special Exhibitions

Celebrate the Park’s 150th with the exhibition Yellowstone: For the Benefit & Enjoyment of the People. And don’t miss the Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild photography exhibition, now through July 31, 2022! 

Painted hide, Sundance and buffalo hunt, 1900. Painted by Kadzie Cody, So-soreh (Shoshone). Hide, pigment. NA.702.31

What kinds of objects will you see during your visit?

Our five museums house timeless relics of Plains Indian culture, famous cowboy attire and firearms, and a wealth of famous Western works of art. Browse our highlights map to explore our galleries and plan ahead for your  museum adventure. View Highlights Map