Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

"Let my show go on,” were among the last words uttered by Buffalo Bill when he died in Denver in 1917, and it does on Lookout Mountain, which overlooks Denver.Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and Buffalo Bill live on at the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. Learn about Buffalo Bill’s life, observe artifacts from his show, and experience the Old West. See Buffalo Bill’s favorite guns and saddles, Sitting Bull’s war bonnet, and colorful posters from the Wild West show. Dress in cowboy clothing and have your picture taken on Stumpy the cow horse in our family activity area. Spend a few moments at Buffalo Bill’s gravesite, enjoying the breathtaking view of Denver to the east and the Rocky Mountains to the west. Then stop for a buffalo burger or bowl of buffalo chili at our cafe or browse through the state’s largest museum gift shop for unique souvenirs. The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave site also offers 65 acres of spectacular Colorado mountain scenery and is just 30 minutes west of downtown Denver. The Museum is open from 9 am to 5 pm, seven days a week, from May 1 through October 31 and from 9 am to 4 pm, Tuesday through Sunday, from November 1 through April 30. To reach the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave from Denver, take I-70 west to exit 256 and follow the signs. Call 303-526-0744 or visit www.buffalobill.org for more information.

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20 Feb 2017

By TRAVELHOST Contributing Writer