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Bonanzaville USA

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lots of interesting old buildings

Loved seeing all the old buildings and reading about how old they were. I was with my sister and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Krum, Texas
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First, bring VERY comfortable walking shoes. 2 hrs minimum of walking. The buildings and displays... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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A recreated pioneer village, Bonanzaville is Fargo's must-see destination with over 400,000 artifacts in 43 historic buildings to simulate late 19th-century life in the Red River Valley. Our museum collections include a tractor museum, air museum...more
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1351 West Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58078
+1 701-282-2822
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved seeing all the old buildings and reading about how old they were. I was with my sister and her family - she has younger children that were bored after about an hour. The adults kept going though and we easily spent 3-4 hours there....More

Thank ginamiller0763
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, bring VERY comfortable walking shoes. 2 hrs minimum of walking. The buildings and displays are so amazing. The employees are friendly and go above/beyond to help you enjoy your experience. You get a hands on idea of life in the pioneer days. Also, LOTS...More

1  Thank sunjulie73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an ecclectic historical site/museum operated by the Cass County, ND Historical Society. From the steam locomotive, to the fantastic antique car display, to the 20+ historical buildings that have been moved to the park, this is a fun, interesting place that has something...More

Thank dogchow2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was also a recommendation from the visitors center. We were sceptic at first but it turned out quite well, lots of interesting stuff from planes to cars to trains to history in general. Even our little one found enough stuff that interested here, especially...More

Thank mariovanleeuwen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, sister and I visited Bonanzaville as a result of reading a brochure. This historic village is so much more than we expected. Multiple collections are sure to spark everyone’s interests. There is a superb antique automobile collection. A fire truck collection. An old...More

1  Thank lanedesign
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little historical Park on the east side of Fargo. Really nice museum, and the outside to see various old buildings moved there. Lots to see, easy to walk around, and lots of parking.

Thank Glen S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great place to see the oldest home in Fargo. There is enough to see that you could spend the day. But if you have a teen, plan on 2 hours...we loved seeing the trains snow plow.

Thank tonilynne221
Reviewed August 5, 2018

If you're ever in the Fargo, ND area you really need to stop at Bonanzaville. My wife and I expected to spend about an hour on our way to Dickinson. Instead, we spent nearly three hours and had to cut our visit short to make...More

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Melissa W, Manager at Bonanzaville USA, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Good Morning, Thank you for the kind words! We work very hard to preserve history and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed August 3, 2018

Incredible pioneer/ghost town sight seeing adventure in Fargo. From the buildings, the old stores, the fire hall, the car museum building and the planes museum building. Fantastic place to spend a few hours wandering with the family.

Thank Sean D
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The museum and collection of building is pretty vast. Enter the visitor center with parking off to the side. The attendant will give you a map of the property. The self guided tour takes you through the main museum first with several areas/rooms set up...More

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Behroze K
April 13, 2016|
Response from BigLeegr |
For 2017, admission rates are: Adults ............................................$12.00 Seniors/Military..............................$10.00 Students (ages 6-16) .................... $6.00 Kids (5 and under... More
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2-4 hours.