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South Dakota's Original 1880 Town

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Nice break on a Road Trip with Kids

Traveling a long way to the Black Hills - nice break for the kids! Right off the expressway, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilary F
Algonquin, Illinois, United States
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Finally stopped after passing it on many other vacations

We have been to two other "old timey" towns, and i must say this one is the most authentic we have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pipestone, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wasn't really expecting much, but this is a really nice attraction. They have put a lot of thought into it and the buildings are original ... very well done. The show in the saloon was really good as well. One of the best $10 we...More

Thank NOLALynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to see original old buildings from the Old West as well as props from western shows. Stop in the Longhorn Saloon and enjoy a free show from the McNasty Brothers. Great entertainment. Also worth seeing the only camel and South Dakota.

1  Thank FredPatty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling a long way to the Black Hills - nice break for the kids! Right off the expressway, so very easy on & off. Would be a little expensive but four of our kids were under 5 (5 & under free). Tons of buildings to...More

1  Thank Hilary F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to two other "old timey" towns, and i must say this one is the most authentic we have seen. Lots of authentic old buildings, there was even a piano player and singer in the saloon. Every building had lots of items from...More

1  Thank TetonLover35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat stop on the way to the Black Hills. We toured the main building with an incredible selection of Dances With Wolves props, sets, costumes etc. Then went into the town to explore! The buildings were amazingly preserved for being over 100years...More

Thank Jericho J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a quick stop on the way to Yellowstone. was disappointed, the building were in need of repair and cleaning . Just looked very bad for a tourist attraction. It seems like no one cares about the past of the west. Just very disappointed,...More

2  Thank rogerwZ5323IW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stopped at this attraction before so this time we stopped for lunch. As we were waiting in this authentic old train car --surprise. All the tables were being used but we had an extra seat open at ours. This friendly looking gentleman came...More

2  Thank minneapol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I agree with some of the other reviews that this place is run down, but it's still very fun. We hit 1880s town, drove the badlands and saw Crazy Horse monument and my 11 year old boy said the 1880s town was the only fun...More

1  Thank 792rachelb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the 1880 town was very disappointed all the out buildings was a in disrepair and it's not handicap accessible it would have been nice if they were trying to preserve this buildings so the future Generations see what the past is like but...More

Thank oldmanjoe1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the 1880's town. The buildings were very neat, and we especially loved the collection from the movie, "Dances with Wolves".

1  Thank Amber D
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27 December 2017|
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Response from Mari B | Reviewed this property |
We were there during the week and the restaurant was only open on the weekends. I think you can bring a picnic lunch.
22 September 2017|
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Response from mountiamsandcanyons | Reviewed this property |
THE TRAIN FROM hill city departs at 10 am so im guessing the depo will open at 9 am. The train from keystone will depart on 11.15 am. these are times for sept and oct. you can get an up to date list by calling... More
Lindalee S
5 September 2017|
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Response from Susie K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they allow dogs if they are on a leash and well behaved