From flintlock to full auto, state of the art indoor firearms range. Come visit our western history exhibit, enjoy the kid's arcade, or tour the wildlife display. We provide a staff-led experience, focused on safety. Fun for all ages.
There is no better way to unwind the History, Myth, and Power of the Gatling Gun than to turn the crank on one yourself.
Since the turn of the century, rodeos and parades have been part of the Fourth of July here in Cody, Wyoming. For 90 plus years, starting officially in 1919, the Cody Stampede Rodeo has been held every summer.
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, only 50 miles from Yellowstone National Park's East Gate, is uniquely qualified to tell the stories of the American West in a way that no other museum in the world can. In this authentic western town founded by William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, the Center is surrounded by the majesty of Yellowstone, the history and myths of the Old West, the vibrant life of the New West, and the living cultures of Plains Indian peoples—a perfect place to celebrate the Spirit of the American West. Only the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, with five museums under one roof, brings all these stories together in one place, for one price.
The Cody Country Chamber of Commerce has a wide range of members in energy, tourism, agriculture, manufacturing, retail and the arts who continue to foster the western spirit epitomized by their namesake, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
Step back in time to the Old West of the 1890's at Old Trail Town. Located on the original town site of Cody City, Old Trail Town features 26 actual authentic old west structures furnished with artifacts and antiques of the day. Visit the gravesites of mountain man Jeremiah "Liver Eating" Johnston along with other notorious characters. Get the feel of yesterday, a one-of-a-kind museum adventure for the entire family. May 15th-September 30th, daily, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 1831 Demaris Dr., Cody, WY, 307-587-5302.
A few relic buildings and the hospital chimney spire rising in the sky remain as visible reminders of the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, once the third-largest community in Wyoming. At the height of World War II in 1942, 120,000 Japanese-American citizens were removed from their West Coast homes and placed in 10 "internment camps" around the country. One of those was the Heart Mountain camp northeast of Cody which held an average of more than 10,000 people.
Through photographs, artifacts, oral histories and interactive exhibits, visitors to the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center will experience life at Heart Mountain through the eyes of the nearly 14,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans who were confined there during WWII.
The center, located at 1539 Road 19 between Cody and Powell, is open daily May 15 October 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., October 2 – May 14. Admission is $20 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, and free for children 12 and younger.
Cody, Wyoming is a town full of charm and buckaroo spirit that welcomes thousands of visitors every year. There's always something to do and something to see in Cody/Yellowstone Country, the proud home of Buffalo Bill.
Located just minutes from Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody is the year-round aviation gateway to America's first National Park and Northwest Wyoming. Our full service Wyoming airport is served year round by a Delta Connection operated by SkyWest Airlines through Salt Lake City, Utah. Yellowstone Park's nearest airport is also served by United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines and Mesa Airlines through Denver International Airport.
Stroll through history while viewing hundreds of relic guns & other weapons from many different time periods and locations including "America's War of Independence, The Gold Rush Era, The US Civil War, The Old West & Indian Wars, World War I, The Roaring 20's, and World War II.