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Welcome to the Buffalo Bill Museum in
June 13-21: Buffalo Bill
Museum is participating in Quad Cities’ Museum Week. www.qcmuseumweek.com
199 N. Front Street, LeClaire,
www.buffalobillmuseumleclaire.com Phone 563-289-5580.
Hours Monday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm; Sunday noon
to 5pm. Admission Adults $5; Seniors $4; Ages 6-16 $1;
Under 6 and active duty military free. About the Museum
Regional History Museum with emphasis on Buffalo Bill,
local river history including the Lone Star Steamboat.
Museum Week Events:
June 13, 14 and 20, 21, Noon
to 5 p.m. • Lone Star Steamboat Guided Tours (admission
charged) • Tours will be provided by The Buffalo
Bill Museum. The Lone Star Stern Wheeler (built
1868, decommissioned 1967) is the only surviving
example in the United States of a wooden-hulled boat
built in the traditional Western Rivers fashion. The
Lone Star is a National Historic Landmark and is
open to visitors at the Buffalo Bill Museum. The
boat’s enclosure, The River Pilot’s Pier, has won a
significant design award from the State of Iowa for
its “green” design in 2008. A new sound system in
the River Pilot’s Pier building allows you to
experience the sounds of the steamer traveling on
14, noon to 5 p.m. • Cody
Trail Passport • Self-Guided Tour (admission
charged) • Hop in your car to enjoy a special,
self-guided tour of four fascinating Iowa historic
sites along the Cody Trail. Pick up a “Cody Trail
Passport Self-Guided Tour” at any of the
participating locations to plan your driving
adventure. The tour includes the Buffalo Bill Museum
in LeClaire, Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead in
Princeton, and the Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer
Village and Alexander Brownlie Sod House in Long
Grove. Have your passport stamped at each location
for a chance to win a gift basket filled with
souvenirs from all four historic sites (drop
fully-stamped passport in an entry box at any
- Join us for the
8th Annual John Boesch Memorial Golf Outing, June 20th.
Shotgun start at 9 am at Olathea Golf Course. 4
person best ball 18 hole Golf Tournament for
information/reservations call Packy Huettman,
563-289-5971 or Steve Suiter, 563-289-2724 or Olathea
- We just received the
Certificate of Excellence 2015 Winner from
for being recognized by customers as one of the very
best in the business.
- We have also received
the Brick and Mortar Award for 2014 from the
LeClaire Chamber of Commerce.
Enjoy a fun filled day at
the Buffalo Bill Museum in LeClaire, Iowa.
You'll discover fascinating history along the Mighty
Mississippi River that will entertain and educate.
- 1939 Chris Craft
Speed Boat on Display
- A 3 foot hand
crafted replica of the riverboat the Robert E. Lee
- Summer season
we display the City of LeClaire's fully restored first fire
Play Room for young children 3 to 8 years of age accompanied
by an adult
- A room
displaying Early 1900's Ladies Fashions
- A New Sauk &
Fox Indian Display featuring Cradle Boards. Some changes for
- Lone Star
Wooden Hull Steam-powered Paddle Wheel - "A Must To See":
The first licensed Riverboat Pilot on the Mississippi River
- Archival Room
where you can do historical research on Buffalo Bill,
Mississippi River History, River Pilots and Riverboat
History and local area history by appointment
- The Riverboat
of Le Claire Township
- The "Green
- Life on the
- Gift Shop
LeClaire's Famous Sons:
"Buffalo Bill" Cody and his Wild West Congress
Inventor Professor James Ryan's Office on Display among his
most famous work was on the Flight Recorder, Seat Belt, and
the Crash Bumper for Cars.
- James Buchanan
Eads, the engineer known for the Eads Bridge in St Louis,
Illinois, crossing the Mississippi River.
- Captain Philip
More About Our Exhibits
Open Year Round
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Sunday 12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Beginning April 5th 2014
Monday - Saturday 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Sunday 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Open Some Holidays
- Please Call Ahead!
Youth 6-16 years $1.00
Children under 6 years is Free
Triple AAA Members $4
Active Military are Free
199 N. Front
Le Claire, Iowa 52753
Link to Google Maps
Located 1 Block east of Cody Road/Hwy
between Downtown LeClaire and the Mississippi River
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