August 18, 2022
Downtown Oakley offers some great outdoor photo ops to remember your visit. The Jamboree grocery store’s mural covers two walls and tells some of the history or our town and conveys the pioneering spirit of those who settled the plains in the 1800’s – depicted by the Plainsmen school mascot. The Monument […]
August 18, 2022
May 8, 2022
New Oakley Postcard – Facebook Contest
We had a Facebook Contest asking for pictures to help us with our new Oakley postcard that will be available in our giftshop. Our agriculture/rural theme focusing on “sights” rather than “sites” brought many great submissions from our area Facebook followers. Six photos were selected for our […]
April 19, 2022
Here in Logan County, Kansas we tell the story of the “Legendary Hunt” that took place in the spring of 1868 between Bill Cody and Bill Comstock where William F. Cody thereafter became forever known as “Buffalo Bill”. Our lobby features Buffalo Bill with our favorite bison – Fred. This is […]
October 20, 2022
Here is a photo gallery of the weekend events featuring the Kansas State & National Cornhusking Contest hosted in Oakley by the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center.
Thank you to all our sponsors who made this event possible – Kansas Corn Growers, Oakley Area Tourism, Dane G. Hansen Foundation, The Logan County Community Foundation, […]
Oakley Corn Maze Open!
The Corn Maze at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center is open daily from dawn till dusk. Come and bring the whole family.
The maze is located in the cornfield just north of the sculpture. Enter under the big archway. The maze is free, but a clever corn ear donation box will […]
Giant Clam Shell Fossil on loan from Keystone Gallery
This fossil was found, collected and prepared by Chuck Bonner, Keystone Gallery.
Plateceramus (pla- tee-ser’-a-mus) clams are covered with small fossil oysters, ostrea congesta. Since the ancient inland sea was silt covered, the oysters used the large clams as a stable attachment surface.
This beautiful clam […]
Sheridan, End of the Track – Lobby Display
Oil by artist Chuck Bonner, Keystone Gallery. Read the story about the 1868 “wickedest town in the west”: Sheridan-Lawless City of the Plains (from the Kansas Territorial magazine). Listen to the Story “Hidden History – The Ghost Town of Sheridan Kansas 1868”.
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West […]
July 26, 2016
Tuesday, July 26th 5:30 – 7:30 pm
The Buffalo Bill Cultural Center / 3083 US Hwy 83 / Oakley, Kansas
We are excited to host author and Interactive Public Speaker, Charlotte Endorf as she presents Annie Oakley -“Always On Target”. Her presentation will include a book signing of her newly released piece. The […]
September 16 – October 31 – WELCOME TO THE FIRST CORN MAZE AT THE BUFFALO BILL CULTURAL CENTER
Our first corn maze is completed and ready for you, your family, school group or community club to take to the paths. Landowners Gary and Raelene Keller planted the corn for the maze at the site of the […]
Hometown Teams Partner Exhibit – Schedule of Events – March 27 – May 3, 2015
March 27 – May 3 – Exhibit – Kansas State Cornhusking; “Harvesting” the Spirit of Athletic Competition at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center. Exhibit includes a photo collage of cornhusking contests of the past and present, a photo display […]