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National Presidential Wax Museum

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Address: Main Street, US 16A South, Keystone, SD
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Since we had no idea the wax museum even existed, went we heard about it, we had to drive by for curiosity's sake. We stopped later in the evening, and thought we would not have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Hugo, Minnesota
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Hugo, Minnesota
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Since we had no idea the wax museum even existed, went we heard about it, we had to drive by for curiosity's sake. We stopped later in the evening, and thought we would not have enough time to fully enjoy the museum portion of the building. So, we visited the gift shop, instead. What fun we had! They have a... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The history in this museum is great, the images are very lifelike and work the stop. My 9 year old daughter was even impressed and was able to learn quite a bit about presidential history.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We thought this would tie in nicely with a trip to Mount Rushmore, but it was so much more than that. The audio tour is outstanding and we were very impressed with how cool this place was.

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Guymon, Oklahoma
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was doubtful about the quality of this attraction, but it really is worth a stop! I admit I'm a historian, but I enjoyed and learned something here. Each visitor receives a little recorder that he/she can put to the ear to hear the narration about each display/president in the gallery. It doesn't take all that long to listen to... More 

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Nocona, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was my first trip to a wax museum of any kind and it was a very good one. Not overly expensive and a lot of fun. The audio guides you are given are easy to use and easy to hear without distracting anyone around you. There was only one young woman working there at the time and she was... More 

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Waterford, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great staff! There is a LOT of listening to do. There were 4 of us visiting, so we split what we listened to, and shared highlights. Some of the displays could use some sprucing up, but overall it was worth the visit and time.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The figures look very realistic. Some figures did not look like the actual person but overall it was ok. The audio wands had poor audio.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

During our visit to Rushmore it was raining so badly that the clouds were making it impossible to see anything, so we stopped at the wax museum to escape the rain. We were more than pleasantly surprised with this place. Lots of interesting information learned and my kids (age 12) actually really enjoyed it! They had a blast posing like... More 

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Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

 We received a free pass from the KOA where we stayed on our recent visit but we would have paid the entrance fees.  This is a must stop and see with the amount of history that they have crammed in this place it is amazing.  My 7 year old loved that he could do a scavenger hunt along with listening... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We hadn't planned to stop here, but rain found us so we stopped. The Whole family enjoyed. Most of the statues are really amazing. The self guided audio tour was interesting. Even for our 13 and 8 year olds. I thought it was well worth the admission.

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Address: Address: Main Street, US 16A South, Keystone, SD
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone

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