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Address: Highway 24 at 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-634-0696
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Description: Relive the racy days of the Old West when miners dug for gold and cowboys...
Relive the racy days of the Old West when miners dug for gold and cowboys rode the range at this reconstructed ghost town and museum.
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A little over priced but aneat little museum

We stopped in to kill time and it was alright. The gift shop was good and the staff was friendly. It was a little over priced at $7.50/ per adult for what it has to offer. I did... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Mandi w
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Golden, Colorado
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Golden, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped in to kill time and it was alright. The gift shop was good and the staff was friendly. It was a little over priced at $7.50/ per adult for what it has to offer. I did enjoy the .25 cent viewers and such.

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Greenville, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped in while on Spring Break in Colorado Springs. Great little museum with lots to see and a good gift shop for souvenirs.

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Frankfort, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Small but, very historical & cute. We enjoyed looking at ourselves in the skinny mirror, & little people mirrors. Seeing how it use to be is always something that intrigues me. The staff in the shop were very friendly & the gifts were a tad bit over priced however; I could not resist & purchased several.

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Weslaco, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

In our last visit to Colorado we went to ghost town expecting a good experience, reality is a small place and not to much to see, if you want to go I suggest you stop at the shop store get your souvenir and do something else

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Oklahoma
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We enjoyed this little museum. It isn't huge, but what they do have is interesting. Very similar to what you would find in Branson, Missouri, but significantly cheaper. People working there aren't particularly friendly. Good way to spend an hour or so. Overpriced gift shop filled with Chinese made items.

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There is little information to be had here. Self guided tour, which even reading everything available took 20 minutes. I wouldn't even really call it a museum.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Being all under cover, makes it a great place to visit if it is raining or cold. Could do with some more history in the way of giving the children things to search for like a treasure hunt. Gift shop needs also to be more authentic.

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Hong Kong, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited here with our four young children. We just moved out west, and we wanted our kids to learn about local history. This was a very hands-on and visual way for our kids to learn about how life was in the west during the last 150+ years. Inside the museum there is an old western "town" set up, with many... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Displays are a little dated but represent well the items, furnishings and sounds of the era. The building itself as well as surrounding buildings have interesting history too. The gift shop is well stocked.

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Portales, New Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This place is the epitome of a tourist trap, it features an inside ghost town and several scenes that you listen to on your self guided tour, while there you have the option of playing a shooting game, old time movies, and player pianos all for a quarter..... The only reason I didn't give this five stars is because of... More 

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