We didn’t spend any significant amount of time in Cody, we drove from Island Park, Idaho to Cody through Yellowstone, stayed the night and then drove to Jackson, Wyoming the next morning. Our entire purpose of visiting was to go to the Cody Firearms Museum. And it, like everything else we did on our vacation, was absolutely worth it. The library of guns is absolutely life goals.
The entire Buffalo Bill Center of the West is worth checking out. I learned a ton of stuff about William Cody, his life and career and got to see a ton of artifacts of his life and show. They also had a museum for the Plains Indians which was fantastic and also a great learning experience. On top of all that, they also had a great natural history museum and an art museum. It was pretty insane just how much they managed to pack into a single building, and yet it didn’t feel cramped at all.
I came away from the experience with one thought: I need to buy more guns. A whole lot more guns.