• Day4

    Buffalo Bill Museum of the West

    August 28, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    Today we decided to spend touring parts of the five spectacular museums here. The set of museums is the largest west of the Mississippi until you hit the Bay Area, and it's the largest collection of American firearms in the world. We got to see firearms from the 1400s through today, and some incredible inventions (both successes and failures). Some of the items were basic to the point of being crude tools, others were so lovingly designed they were true works of art. They even had two gattling guns on display (the one below complete with impenetrable shield), and a collection of Teddy Roosevelt's belongings, including some of his hunting rifles.Read more