This Popular Colorado Attraction Was Named One Of The Worst Tourist Traps In The Country
When it comes to learning about new attractions and fascinating facts about all 50 states, travel, and — well — business, Business Insider is truly a wealth of information that we cannot wait to delve into on a regular basis. However, one of their latest articles, entitled “The worst tourist trap in every state,” had us like, “uhh, say what?!”
“Maybe you’re touring the US as a citizen out to see your homeland. Or maybe you’re coming from afar to see what America has to offer. Either way, you probably want to make the most of your travels.” Yes and yes, Business Insider; whatcha got for us this time? “Save your time, money, and sanity by skipping these 50 overrated attractions,” continues the article, going on to name the Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum as Colorado’s most lackluster establishment.
Located in Golden is that of the iconic Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, which serves as both the final resting place to the legend whilst paying homage to his colorful life. Consisting of a number of permanent and special exhibits, The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave has something for everyone with its hands-on worksheets and games for kids, special events for history buffs, and stunning artifacts that everyone in your group is sure to love. How is this different from any other museum, you ask? Let’s just say that you may get an actual glimpse at the REAL William “Buffalo Bill” Cody during your visit, as several visitors, employees, and even ghost hunters have reported paranormal occurrences ranging from lights turning off and on, strange sounds heard throughout the 3000 sq. ft. complex, and even reports of a man resembling Buffalo Bill shopping around the gift shop. (Whether this is true or mere folklore is up to you to decide…)
The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave is located at 987 Lookout Mountain Rd in Golden and is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, with admission costing $5 for adults, $1 for children (6 to 15), and $4 for seniors. For more information, please visit Buffalo Bill’s website.
For even more museum fun, check out these 7 Museums In Colorado That Are Just Too Weird For Words.