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Four Mile Old West Town
Ranked #19 of 39 things to do in Custer
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

paid $5 for a self guided tour with hand held tape recorder. was it worth $ 5--no the best part of the place was listening too the people who worked there. They were dressed in period clothes and seemed very knowledgeable regarding the time period and its history.. Kudos to them !

Thank lillypoo
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

Since we are history buffs and just like the Old West, we knew we wanted to go here! Friendly ladies greeted us and told us about the town and a little history. You get an old-fashioned cassette recorder to narrate what we were seeing and some more history. This is a self-guided tour and you get to enter the buildings and have a mostly hands-on experience. We probably spent about 2 hours in there....SO MUCH to see and read. $5/person gread deal.
Great little gift shop with great prices!

Two drawbacks- One was the voice on the tape recorder... boring and monotone.
Second was all the current day stuff laying around (ladder, paint, truck, hose, tape and more). Perhaps a way to disguise all this or keep it hidden in sheds?

Overall, a great place to visit. A fun place for photo ops with your children!

Not really accessible by wheelchair due to broken floorboards throughout complex.

1  Thank Alicia J
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Reviewed August 24, 2012

Finally found the place and all it was were shed like buildings with a fence around them on an acre of land. Got the feel that everthing was "staged" to seem like an old west town. Don't waste your time.

Thank Sonia B
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

What a wonderful blast from the past! The staff is so friendly and very informative. We loved the large tape recorders they handed us to narrate our journey through the old town. It was very informative and really intriguing. Even our 6 and 8 year old loved seeing these old buildings.

1  Thank Barbra S
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is really tough to rate. Be prepared for lo tch. They hand you an old cassette player and you walk around the town with it on a self guided tour. But don't be fooled, this is a great picture of history and worth the stop. The lady running it is great and will tell you a few interesting historical facts that are really interesting. Make the stop and enjoy the lo-tech but relaxed walk thru yesteryear.

1  Thank JoeOB
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