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Address: 591 Horn in the West Dr, Boone, NC 28607-4283
Phone Number: +1 828-264-2120
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Tue - Sun 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Produced since 1952 by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc....

Produced since 1952 by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc. 501(C)3, "Horn in the West" is a tale of the birth of a great nation and the courageous efforts of the founding pioneers.

Southern Appalachian Historical Association celebrates and preserves the diverse cultural heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountain region. Centered around Daniel Boone and the fight for American Independence, SAHA engages individuals through historical education and cultural entertainment.

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Boone and the Parkway!!

Great trip to Boone, seeing The Horn in the West outdoor drama. It was very enjoyable with a talented cast who wore great period costumes. All four of us enjoyed it and would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mari M
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great trip to Boone, seeing The Horn in the West outdoor drama. It was very enjoyable with a talented cast who wore great period costumes. All four of us enjoyed it and would recommend this play. We took off the next morning on the Blue Ridge Parkway, taking in the Cone Mansion, Linville Falls, The Orchard at Alta Pass, and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do when in Boone. We did the museum tour before it, led by an enthusiastic guide, which we enjoyed - it was informative and entertaining.Even as a couple of British visitors, we thoroughly enjoyed the play!! The amphitheatre setting is perfect and the cast were professional and told the story very well. The seats are bit... More 

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raleigh,nc
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71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice local play. Lot of history that I did not know about. Sometimes the outside noises (motorcycles) were a distraction. A little long for me.

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Thank steve s
mansfield Pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the living history museum before the play, and I highly recommend that for the kids. My kids (6 and 16) loved the living history museum. My little guy had a hard time following the characters in the play, but he really enjoyed it. I loved it!!

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Thank kimgzee
Daytona Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea what to expect but my friends were up for it, so I went along. I thought the tickets were a bit expensive but it turned out to be worth the money. .The actors were very professional and the story held my interest.It was lovely to be outside in the evening with an occasional firefly scooting by!... More 

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Thank Sandra C
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a Farmers Market that we really enjoyed. We bought some lovely flowers, some amazing bread and had breakfast pizza to eat. I loved walking around the cabins talking with some of the locals as I am not from this area. It was a beautiful place to spend some time at.

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Steve C, Front Office Manager at Horn in the West, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed walking around the cabins. Please come back and take a complete guided tour of the museum and stay for the outdoor drama at night. (Please note that this is not a review for the outdoor drama Horn in the West) More 

Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great experience for families looking for something different to do in Boone, NC. This long- running summer show is held in an outdoor amphitheater with reserved seating. The show portrays the story of Daniel Boone as a friend to settlers, many still loyal to the British as they are heading West to settle new areas. There is... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the play. Love outdoor dramas. This play has been going 65 years! A lot of what was in the play was based on historical fact. Be aware that if you have walking difficulties the stairs are rock and there are no handrails. So, you might want to select a seat toward the back so you don't have to walk... More 

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Thank mytravels70
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family, 2 adults, 4 kids, LOVED this! Such a gem of an experience for all ages and my children, ages 5-14, were enthralled & learned a lot! Extremely enjoyable presentation, brought history to life for all of us, storyline led to great discussions on the remainder of our road trip. A unique event, don't miss out on an opportunity... More 

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Thank Michelle M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Learn a little history with a great performance and a great cast. We enjoyed the outdoor drama in the mountains along with the history and wonderful weather!

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