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Boot Hill Museum

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Address: at Front and Fifth Streets, Dodge City, KS 67801
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+1 620-227-8188
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Explore the Old West at this museum dedicated to preserving the history of...

Explore the Old West at this museum dedicated to preserving the history of Dodge City, through exhibits, audiovisual programs and, in the summer, stagecoach rides and mock gunfights.

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Boot hill & museum

A fun experience for families...I'm impressed that so much care has been taken to preserve the old west

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A fun experience for families...I'm impressed that so much care has been taken to preserve the old west

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here visiting family and decided to check it out. I'm happy we did! If you're a history buff like myself, you'll enjoy the collection of 1800s memorabilia and information. The gift shop has great Wild West souvenirs and there's a beautiful exhibit on Native American life during this time period. If you find yourself in Dodge City, I... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boot Hill Museum is a great place and very interesting. I really enjoyed going from the general store to the saloon. I had never tried a sarsaparilla until then and I am addicted now. The church and the school was also very educational. I had a really great time overall!

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice museum to understand the Wild West way of life in that region. The museum has many artifacts and recreates and Wild West town, at noon on the main street there is a show: a Wild West gun fight between Marshals and bandits. Really interesting !

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling from Ottawa Canada to Phoenix Arizona, Dodge City KS. is not on the straight line but worth the detour for me. The Boot Hill museum has a great souvenir shop, starts you off with an informative movie that runs about 20 min. then you walk through many surprises in the museum. I guess it's the closest you can get... More 

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Dodge City, KS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The Boot Hill Museum, is a time capsule ready for you to visit! Walk the wooden board walks and visit the shops and saloons of Old Dodge City! In the summer there are reenactments of the gun fights that happened here long ago! See the variety shows in the Long Branch Saloon, the First Union Church where Bat Masterson and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We arrived at Dodge City and made our way to the Boothill Museum. There they had a replica of the old western front street. Unfortunately for us it was the off season so we only saw it from the fence. The museum was open and from what we saw it was more of a gift shop than museum. However we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Heading to Dodge City meant that I had to check out a museum dedicated to the period that made it most famous. The welcome movie is handy to give you the basics of Dodge (from the initial fort to the more famous ‘city’) after which you make your way through various exhibits; Starting with ‘People of the Plains’ and several... More 

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Hibbing, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Desk staff awesome! Nice movie in the "theater". Good fun over the entire place. Lots of options in the gift shop. Will visit again!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

If your out West wanting an Old West fun hour its worth the stop. Admission fee to get into the boot hill which is really a fake cemetery, but the grave signs are interesting and some funny. there is a whole set of recreated buildings you can walk along and see set ups of a doctor office, black smith shop,... More 

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