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Address: 603 Fifth Avenue, Dodge City, KS
Phone Number: 316-225-7311
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Located in the Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, this museum features...

Located in the Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, this museum features life-size wax figures of famous, and infamous, cowboys of the Old West.

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Old West Wax Museum..

I actually liked this.It had Wax Figures of Old Western public figures that made a impression on the Old West and Dodge City,KS. I would recommend going here and bring a camera... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MEMAngle
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Raytown, Missouri
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Raytown, Missouri
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually liked this.It had Wax Figures of Old Western public figures that made a impression on the Old West and Dodge City,KS. I would recommend going here and bring a camera too..

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Topeka, Kansas
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I was expecting a lot more than what it was. It is inside the teachers museum, which is the only way you can see it. Sorry, but I don't think it is worth the money.

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Pataskala, Ohio
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I had not been to a wax museum so that is why we went to the Gunfighter Wax Museum. It was ok. However, it is housed in the Kansas Teacher's Hall of Fame (odd but that is the way it is!!) Being from Ohio I was not really interested in the teacher's from Kansas. But...the Hall of Fame has a... More 

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Thank Kathy B
Gig Harbor, Washington, United States
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

I really liked the wax museum and the painted murals and history about how these gun fighters lived and died. One price for this and the teachers museum. I had no interest in the teachers but loved it. I recommend these two.

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Wichita, Kansas
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fun but they might be kinda scary for very young children since they are wax. My 3yr old did not like it, but my 7yr and 8yr did. There is also a new school house in back!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Spend your money and your time exploring other sites in Dodge City. The people were very nice but the exhibits were mediocre.

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Thank LaDon S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

It was good. It just wasn't great. Ok to see once for the educational benefits. Ladies were friendly and very informative. Enjoyed for the most part.

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Branson West, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went through the whole thing in a about 30 minutes and read every caption about all the characters really was hoping for more.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It has definitely seen better days, at least the wax figures have, but my girls loved it. It was worth the stop, but not something you would want to go to over and over again. It is upstairs from the Teachers Hall of Fame. The Halloween room was a huge hit with my children.

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Newton, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped here actually in Aug. 2013 on the last day of our weekend trip for the rodeo. We enjoyed the wax statues. I loved the Halloween like room the best. My husband enjoyed the Gunsmoke characters.

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