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Kevin Costners Original Deadwood Tour

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Address: Deadwood, SD
Phone Number: 605-578-2091
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Very cool place to see

We toured but had already eaten prior to going there. This place was highly recommended for there food. Unfortunately, we did not eat, but I would highly recommend touring this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Palmyra, New York
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Palmyra, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured but had already eaten prior to going there. This place was highly recommended for there food. Unfortunately, we did not eat, but I would highly recommend touring this place if you are in the area. We were told by the staff that Kevin Kostner often visits unanounced. We werent lucky enough to see him but perhaps you might... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was more about Wild Bill Hickcock than anything else. I would have liked to learn more about the history of the area and the gold rush. Our guide was quite the character and we enjoyed him a lot.

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Vancouver, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While Dave is a comedian, it grew a bit tiresome, I could handle that. What I did not like was his politically biased commentary, thinly veiled, assuming all his customers shared this point of view. I was very disappointed and did not find it a good value.

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

I initially had low expectations from a $10 tour on an old school bus with no windows, but my expectations were certainly exceeded. The tour was very thorough and actually went a little over the hour it was scheduled for. Dave was our bus driver and as other reviewers have said, he was certainly active in the tour. He does... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Not much in this town that's kid friendly but thus rest start offered kids meals! So we ate there. Food was average at best but staff was friendly and all the Costner movie stuff in the wall was neat.

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SALEM, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The bus driver who was the Gabby Hayes impersonator was so terrible. 45 long minutes. Crappy cliched old miners sayings. Learn nothing new. Bus rides around the block stopping every few minutes in front of nothing to see doorways. Crowded hot bus. We almost jumped out of the dirty school bus Windows. He was such an uninteresting phony who was... More 

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Fernley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We whole heartedly recommend this tour, but I warn you, you will be punned to death by Dave. You could actually sit on the bus and not move and you would be completely entertained. He gives you a hysterical err, historical rendition of Deadwood with a climax at the Mount Moriah Cemetery, and with this tour, you have to do... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This tour, while it is a great value if you're looking to learn a little about the history of Deadwood, was a letdown for me. The driver (much beloved by other reviewers) was so over the top that it took away from the experience. There were a lot of stops and starts, literally. I'd say that almost half of the... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We decided to take the bus tour after walking around Deadwood for 2 days. I am a complete Western History Geek so I knew the stories but it was great to hear"Dave the bus driver" retell those stories as he pointed out the various points of interest. Deadwood is a small town but built in the valley between two very... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

By far the best town tour I've ever been on. Short but oh, so entertaining. Ask for Dave. The man is just funny.

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