The museum will be closed Monday, November 27, through Tuesday, December 5, while we make some updates to our exhibits. We will reopen on Wednesday, December 6. The museum’s observation deck, Cody’s grave, and the Pahaska Tepee Gift Shop and Café will remain open.

The Largest Funeral in Colorado's History

03jun11:30 am2:15 pmThe Largest Funeral in Colorado's History

Event Details

The Denver Post reported that 25,000 people journeyed up Lookout Mountain on June 3, 1917, to view William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s open casket before he was interred.

Hear details on the 106th anniversary of his burial and learn more about what may have been the largest funeral in Colorado’s history at this free 15-minute graveside program.

Programs will be held at 11:30 A.M., 12:00 P.M., 1:30 P.M., and 2:00 P.M. at Cody’s gravesite.



(Saturday) 11:30 am - 2:15 pm


William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s Gravesite

987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road