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Fort Cody Trading Post


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Fort Cody Trading Post Since 1963, Fort Cody Trading Post has been a landmark on the Nebraska Plains. Not only does the Fort have great shopping, but has recently finished a total renovation of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Minature for your enjoyment! Over 20,000 hand-carved figured, many animated, delight young and old.


Also, new in 2001 the Old West Museum features some of the finest cowboy gear, Native American hand crafts, guns, and more to be seen in this area, all free of charge!


Admission: Free
Hours: Summer: Memorial Day-Labor Day - 8am-9pm
Winter: 9am-5:30pm
Address: I-80 & Hwy. 83 Interchange
Phone: (308) 532-8081

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