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A house museum filled with period furniture typical of 19th century living. This was the old Breckenridge farm, where Buffalo Bill's parents and family lived in 1851.

Correctly identify our "guess what this is" item in the museum to receive a free Cody Homestead mug.

From June 18 to June 26, if you mention that you heard about the Cody Homestead via Museum Week you will receive free admission to the museum.

$2.00 adults
$1.00 children    

access_timeSunday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
location_on28050 230th Avenue, Princeton
descriptionAbout Cody Homestead
The boyhood home of Buffalo Bill Cody, government Scout and Wild West Showman, is located in the broad valley of the Wapsipinicon River, a short 20 minute drive from I-80. The 1847 farmhouse, entered in the National Registry of Historic Places, was built by Isaac Cody, Buffalo Bill's father, of native limestone and contains walnut floors and trim.

The Homestead has been restored and furnished with items typical of the mid-19th century. Cody Homestead is nestled in scenic hillside overlooking the rich Iowa prairie where buffalo graze on the land surrounding the house. The Cody Homestead is air conditioned.