Visit the Buffalo Bill Historical Center and explore the American West with us! We celebrate the spirit of the American West every day.
The American West is just arriving at the threshold of its greatness and growth. Where the West of yesterday is glamorized in our fiction, the future of the American West is now both fabulous and factual. —Lyndon Baines Johnson
Learn all about William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, his Wild West show, and the West he knew and loved.
Traverse interactive trails that introduce you to the sights, sounds, and yes, even the smells of nature in this wild and fascinating area.
Discover some of the most stunning, priceless masterworks of the American West, with painting and sculpture from the nineteenth century through today.
Share the life stories of the Northern Plains Indian peoples, past and present, and hear their stories in their own voices.
Understand how firearms factories, competition, and production innovations have as much to do with the West as the gun itself.
View our exhibitions on-site in our special exhibitions gallery, in a traveling exhibition in your city, or here online in our “virtual” exhibitions.
Celebrate the Spirit of the American West with programs and activities for all ages, from Art-in-the-Garden to lectures and programs to Patrons Ball to Powwow.
Traverse the natural history of the Greater Yellowstone region on an interactive trail.
Yellowstone has always inspired artists as well as scientists and nature lovers. See the nature of Yellowstone through art.
Explore the history, culture, and arts of Plains Indian peoples.
The firearm is integrally tied to the story of the history and culture of the West.