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“Great place for kids”
Review of Frontier Village

Frontier Village
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Jamestown
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

The village has a lot of buildings with just enough items in them to keep the kids interested and not a lot of reading. All freewill donation so it's very reasonable as well. Even a little playground area, pony rides and a stage coach ride. As adults, we enjoyed the village as well.

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Reviewed July 2, 2013

The village is cute enough.
I can't express how grateful that I am that the general store building is actually USED for its original purpose--it sells stuff. How unique and original of a museum to do that!
The saloon is neat, and though I didn't get to see a shootout, I bet that sounds like an event to see.
Some of the buildings when you walk into them are mostly blocked off, I can't stand that...
I do like that many of the buildings are local, meaning brought in from around the area. A way to preserve the towns that are dying or dead.
The house at the front gates of the museum sells these wonderful crafts made by a group of ladies over the winter, selling them in the summertime. Found a LOT of great stuff there!
I think this is a neat little village, and I'd go back. So why do I give it four instead of five stars? I dunno, it's a cute village, but I wasn't blown away or particularly WOW-ed by the things there.

Thank katens27
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Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Good thing this is free. Stopped here on the way back home on a long road trip. Interesting buildings with historic items throughout.

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

Many of the buildings in Frontier Village were moved from various locations in Jamestown. Great place to shop for handmade items @ reasonable prices. You can even take a stage coach ride! Kids will love it and so will adults. This is a free admission but you can leave a donation if you like. Also don't miss viewing the world's largest buffalo - 60 tons of concrete-- measures 26 feet tall and 46 feet long!

Thank Ronald G
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

When you've become so used to purchasing souvenirs for inflated prices, we got a very pleasant surprise at some of the bargains we found at the Frontier Village in Jamestown.

The Frontier Village is a collection of buildings moved to the site from around the Jamestown area. A house now doubling as a outlet for homemade knitted and sewn fabric items was moved from a location in Jamestown where the owner lived in it until she passed on and left it to the museum. All around the two-story house, you can enjoy the antique furniture and pick through dozens of craft items at some very reasonable prices. You'll find you can purchase lots of pot holders, decorated towels, Christmas crafts, etc. that are useful for yourself and all your relatives. The ladies who make the items spend the North Dakota winters creating the items for sale in the spring.

Across the "town" is a General Store where you can find some unusual items like ceramic wine racks and trinkets for the kids.

Conveniently located a few blocks from the interstate, the Village is part of the big buffalo exhibit that is a pretty good attraction itself.

A good way to spend a few hours on a summer afternoon. The cost is very favorable...free-will donations of whatever you feel is proper.

Thank avsafe
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