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Virginia City National Historic Landmark

Main Street, Virginia City, MT
+1 800-829-2969
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Excellent historic town. Don’t miss. Must do

This town is really a beauty. A great diversity of originally historic decorated shops. Compliments... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ronald B
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The Hague, The Netherlands
A fun surprise tucked away

We decided to drive here because of the National Landmark designation and to see a bit of Montana... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynn L
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Omaha, Nebraska
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“ghost town” (13 reviews)
“old west” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Main Street, Virginia City, MT
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+1 800-829-2969
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"ghost town"
in 13 reviews
"old west"
in 15 reviews
"the main street"
in 8 reviews
"train ride"
in 6 reviews
"ice cream"
in 6 reviews
"western town"
in 7 reviews
"gold rush"
in 5 reviews
"there are so many"
in 4 reviews
"fire truck"
in 6 reviews
"day trip"
in 4 reviews
"boot hill cemetery"
in 3 reviews
"national historic landmark"
in 3 reviews
"love history"
in 3 reviews
"candy store"
in 3 reviews
"the real deal"
in 2 reviews
"gold mining"
in 2 reviews
"old building"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This town is really a beauty. A great diversity of originally historic decorated shops. Compliments for all the volunteers and the small staff who keep this town in perfect share. Worth the detour. Must do.

Thank Ronald B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to drive here because of the National Landmark designation and to see a bit of Montana. This discovery was one of the highlights of our family trip for our college age daughter and we were all fascinated with this time capsule! Many buildings...More

Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Virginia City was in many ways a cup half full or half empty. The building were wonderful maintained examples of over a century ago. Unfortunately many contained the elements that seem to be required in such environments. That being touristy souvenir shops, ice cream parlors...More

Thank TRAVELL LLOVER
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed my time in Virginia City. Unlike the other "ghost" towns, Virginia city is "alive". The buildings in the town are different from the other ghost town buildings in that they are artifacts in the buildings. Instead of a shell of a building,...More

Thank triplej326
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a wedding in the Brewery Park and had the opportunity to walk around the shops and store fronts down town. Fascinating area, great place to spend an afternoon reliving the old days. Take a ride on the stagecoach if you have...More

Thank Ride A H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the morning in Virginia City and really enjoyed it. It was easy to imagine what life was like in the 1800’s. We took the stagecoach tour and our driver was very informative about the gold rush era. The ride was a little rough...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virginia City, MT exceeded our expectations and turned out to be the best historic mining town we’ve seen anywhere. We strolled both sides of Main Street and walked inside amazing, locked-in-time buildings with all their old merchandise sitting on shelves like it was still 1890....More

Thank MNDoodles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the town is very historic with many buildings that are National Historic Landmards, it is also a working town. It is the county seat of Madison County. There are many buildings that are open to the public for free. Above town is boot hill....More

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although heading to Helena this 14 mile detour was well worth it. Several interesting exhibits and museums to visit and imagine what it must have like for early pioneers of the mid 1800's coming to this remote part of the US.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop at the Visitor Center for a free walking tour map of the town. The town has a mix of antique shops and storefronts depicting life during the late 1800’s. There are a few restaurants and candy/ice cream shops. You can ride a train or...More

Thank Silvia M
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Gabriela P
12 July 2018|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
Also dogs can go on the train.
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Gabriela P
12 July 2018|
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Response from Silvia M | Reviewed this property |
I jjust went to the website and the only listed hours I found were for the Visitor Center. I’d call them directly for more info on hours. We travel w 2 dogs and I would say while not unfriendly to dogs, its not set up for... More
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Genono
2 October 2016|
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Response from lenorev867 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are quite a bit of things that close down during the fall and winter months. However, you can still do a walkthrough and go to the library/courthouse to review the history and records. Dr. Levineus Daems was the... More
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