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Draper Natural History Museum

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Address: 720 Sheridan Ave, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY 82414-3428
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Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, this museum features highly...

Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, this museum features highly interactive exhibits that highlight geology, wildlife and human presence in the Great Yellowstone region.

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Fascinating look up close at shy and fast western animals

Seeing precise recreations of the Plains' and Rocky Mountains' animals in their dens and nests from a foot away is amazing and more informative than a zoo or seeing them in the... read more

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing precise recreations of the Plains' and Rocky Mountains' animals in their dens and nests from a foot away is amazing and more informative than a zoo or seeing them in the wild.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Amazing Natural History Museum, and one of the best I have ever visited. The museum is well laid out and beautifully designed. The information with each display is very informative. There are videos in various areas which are worth taking the time to view.

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

just one part of the bill cody museum, lot of great thing to see and do. lots of great photo ops and this is great for kids. great price for all you get to see.

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Loved the many ways to view the natural history of the area, good for all ages. Appreciated the technical details and the pictures to explain many aspects of the animal life, forestry and geographic make-up.

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Ephrata, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

You will need more than one day to see this museum. The whole family will have a Great time exploring!

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Incredible displays representing the major biomes and biodiversity of the northern Rockies and northern Plains. Fantastic dioramas and nice use of media make this a must see.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This was a really good museum overall; I didn't find it as interesting as the other wings of the Buffalo Bill complex, but it was still quite good, and painstakingly put together.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

There is so much to see and learn in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West I wish I had an extra day just to spend in the Natural History Museum by itself. Were comfortable shoes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I loved the pace and feel of this museum. It is so big that we weren't crowded or rushed. We needed a scooter and they were very helpful. We bought water bottles then were told we couldn't carry them around with us. The front help desk actually put our names on the bottles and put them in a fridge. Very... More 

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Spring Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Getting your two day pass for The Buffalo Bill Center Of The West gets you into this Natural History Museum. Be sure to get your little pamphlet and emboss the emblems of the different areas of the museum - BTW, push really hard on the lever to get the best results! Great place for the kids!!

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