The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Conference Center > General Discussion Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old March 21, 2013, 10:50 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: June 15, 2002
Location: Montana
Posts: 147
Cody Museum summer addition

FYI for anyone traveling through Cody, WY this summer. The Smithsonian is lending "Distinctive" firearms from their collection to the BBHC this summer.

Sadly, it's a two hour trip for me and I probably won't be down that way more then half a dozen times this summer.
"What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter." - Terry Pratchett
STW is offline  
Old March 22, 2013, 02:39 PM   #2
Bart Noir
Senior Member
Join Date: August 5, 2000
Location: Puget Sound, USA
Posts: 2,118
It's a two day drive to get there from the Seattle area, but I am in fact scheming to do it next summer. Been wanting to do it for years. I could do it in one killer long drive, but won't. I'll be able to swing through Spokane and pick up my brother, assuming he can get the vacation sorted out.

And the on-loan exhibit will still be there. So thanks for the heads-up

Bart Noir
Be of good cheer and mindful of your gun muzzle!
Bart Noir is offline  
Old March 22, 2013, 04:48 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: December 21, 2008
Location: Lower Alabama
Posts: 680
Stumbled across it after leaving Yellowstone National Park, never dreamed that a firearm museum of that quality would be in Cody WY. Not that Cody is not a nice town, I just assumed that Springfield, MA would be logical choice. But then again who out there knows about Barbers Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, AL, another great place to visit.
Never beat your head against the wall with out a helmet
olddav is offline  
Old March 22, 2013, 11:27 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: October 29, 2010
Posts: 316
Buffalo Bill historical center is really 5 museums in one, if you visit plan on AT LEAST a day to see just the gun museum. You can spend another day with the plains Indians and western art part of the museum.

Definitely enjoy your trip! Last time I went I filled a 4 gb memory card taking pictures.
Falcon642 is offline  
Old March 23, 2013, 12:32 PM   #5
Jeff #111
Senior Member
Join Date: July 25, 2001
Location: Idaho
Posts: 1,026
I've been twice. First time in 83 then again in 2005. Big changes over that twenty-two year period. Especially the firearms. Great museum. Well worth the time and money. Takes me about eight hours to reach. Very pretty drive.
Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for those who didn't. Ben Franklin
Jeff #111 is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:08 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2018 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04977 seconds with 10 queries