Cody, Wyoming; not their first rodeo

U.S. by us

We visited two museums in Cody; the first was in the historic downtown area and called The Dug up Gun Museum.The visit was suggested to us by a cowboy re-enactor. The cases are filled with guns, shrapnel, shell casings, buttons and badges all found buried around the U.S. and Europe. The guns date back to before the Revolutionary War. We met the owner/collector Hans Kurth and listened to his life-long passion and fascination with the history behind each discovery. He imagines and tries to research the back story of each gun owner, military or civilian.

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is five museums in one. We did not make a whole day of it. We spent time in two of the sections. First, the Buffalo Bill Museum: it gives a complete history of the life of Bill Cody with remarkable memorabilia. This led us to theā€¦

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