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Address: 320 East 25th Street, Alliance, NE 69301
Phone Number: 308 762-4321
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Educational & fun

Fascinating collection of buildings & antiques. Our 4 yr old grandson was totally part of the old west as he played with the children of volunteers. The jail was his favorite. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Greeley, Colorado
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

There is something eerie about this place to me. I went with my husband and when you are the only one in that place it is creepy. He entered the funeral home area and I couldn't enter that area same with the grocery store and doctors areas. The only place I felt comfortable at was the church. Coming out of... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fascinating collection of buildings & antiques. Our 4 yr old grandson was totally part of the old west as he played with the children of volunteers. The jail was his favorite. The volunteers were very knowledgable & helpful.

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Fayetteville, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Dobby's Frontier Town is very interesting. You can really immerse yourself in frontier history in this collection of historic buildings. I was fascinated by the homestead cabin that belonged to an African-American homesteader. We had a terrific guide and it was really great.

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Covington, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

On our vacation to the Black Hills area, we ventured over near Alliance, NE to see Carhenge. I had read on the net about this "Dobby's Frontier Town" but I hadn't looked much into it. After Carhenge, we decided to swing by there. After looking at a few of the buildings, a friendly (and quite knowledgeable!) gentleman (Dustin) walked over... More 

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Gering, Nebraska
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Maybe its because i went during the week, but not what i expected. Don't get me wrong it was cool to see all the old style buildings and how the way of life was back then. I suggest going on a weekend so you can get more out of the experience.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Some old buildings and some nice antiques. It is free to visit. Like another reviewer stated, this is a frontier town sitting in the owner's backyard. I wouldn't go out of my way to see this.

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North Loup, NE
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Dobby's is a great place for a morning or an afternoon. All of the buildings are ACTUAL buildings representing a time gone by. Not all the buildings were from the Alliance area, but they were all actual buildings used for the various shops, post office, medical building, etc. Bring your water, the day we visited it was hot and windy!... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This "town" consists of many old buildings that have been moved from other sites, plus some that have been constructed in old style in order to represent particular town functions (and to hold collected artifacts). It is a slow paced pace to be explored at leisure; someone volunteered to guide us, so we learned a lot, but there isn't a... More 

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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

With all the rushing around today and the focus on electronic gadgets, it was nice to be able to go someplace that focused on the simpler times of days past. We visited on a Sunday so we weren't sure if they would be open. When we arrived we were greeted by Craig, the "Sheriff" of the town. He is also... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Dobby's Frontier Town sits on the north edge of Alliance, NE. This non-profit organization is giving a glimpse into the past, using some buildings that have moved to the site, and some buildings built in a rustic fashion to represent the frontier life. This attraction is free to visit, but donations are certainly welcome, as donations fund the future development... More 

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