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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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Good way to kill some time, fun, but bring lots of quarters

We took our group of 4 Adults and 5 children to the Museum. There were several cute photo ops, but they also had lots of quarter machines such as the shooting gallery and to make... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Branson, Missouri
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Branson, Missouri
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We took our group of 4 Adults and 5 children to the Museum. There were several cute photo ops, but they also had lots of quarter machines such as the shooting gallery and to make things move in some of the exhibits. The gold in the gold panning was non-existant.

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Oklahoma
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a cool little place to visit. The kids really enjoyed seeing the old buggies and panning for gold. The museum was super neat.

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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very disappointing. Thought we would give it a try for a ghost town and some panning for gold. It's a true money trap, false advertisement. The "museum" was very short and had doorbells at several places. Most of the doorbells didn't play. The "shooting range" had 3 guns that wouldn't work with the additional change it required... 2 of them... More 

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I found this wonderful unique display of Michael Garman's artistic talent absolutely fascinating.The artistic architecturally beautiful buildings, the unique photographic illusions and amazing hand carved characters ar so interesting I found myself involved for a long while. Much more appreciated by adults than children, in my opinion. Young children seem to just run around here. But older children and adults... More 

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Greenville
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I do enjoy old "ghost towns" and this is not one but still gives you enough of the very old stuff to see. I don't remember the cost but did not feel like I hated spending it on what we saw.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY!! This is basically a collection of old stuff and a gift shop. Some interesting items but you can see those at a flea market for free. This tourist trap is seriously overpriced and we had a coupon.

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visited this place a while back, but I remember it being a fun place to visit. Get an idea of how life was in the wild west. Great historical museum.

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Wynnewood, Oklahoma
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is interesting if you like old historic memorabilia and such like. But if you are looking for an open air type ghost town this is not it. I typically label things like this as a "tourist trap". It didn't cost a lot of money, but still you leave with the feeling of being taken advantage of.

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Crowley, Texas
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My husband and I had some extra time, so we stopped by the Ghost Town Museum. We were very surprised by the quality and size of their historical items and displays. When walking thorough the exhibits, you can really imagine what life would have been like during the Colorado Gold Rush or in any other frontier towns throughout the country!... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I took my two nephews here during a recent trip to Colorado. It was a total waste of time and money. First of all, it's extremely small. Secondly, it's terribly overpriced for what you get. The exhibits all had small locked gates in front of them so you couldn't really get close to see anything. We were basically leaning in... More 

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Additional Information about Ghost Town Museum

Address: Highway 24 at 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-634-0696
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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