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Address: 320 E 25th St/Nance Rd, Alliance, NE 69301
Phone Number: +1 308-762-4321
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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What a great place this is. So much history packed in this field. You can feel the love and pride they had to put this together and maintain it like this. When you're in this town... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place this is. So much history packed in this field. You can feel the love and pride they had to put this together and maintain it like this. When you're in this town for Carhenge you should really give this one a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was so close in proximity to Carhenge, that was simply too easy not to pass up. A great little town that gives a little insight into the people of the area.

Thank Marty L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Lot of history in an early homesteaders setting. Great tours in the summer. Well worth the stop. Lot of old buildings restored. With helpful guides to explain what it was like to live 140 years ago on the plains of Nebraska.

Thank Steve M
Dronfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

We went when the buildings were locked up do could only get a feel for the place from outside. It is worth the visit but only after you have been to the other places in alliance is the museum, and the fountain. And of course taken a walk in central park

1 Thank Robert H
Greeley, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

There is something eerie about this place to me. I went with my husband and when you are the only one in that place it is creepy. He entered the funeral home area and I couldn't enter that area same with the grocery store and doctors areas. The only place I felt comfortable at was the church. Coming out of... More 

1 Thank 81Elaine81
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Fascinating collection of buildings & antiques. Our 4 yr old grandson was totally part of the old west as he played with the children of volunteers. The jail was his favorite. The volunteers were very knowledgable & helpful.

1 Thank Terri B
Fayetteville, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Dobby's Frontier Town is very interesting. You can really immerse yourself in frontier history in this collection of historic buildings. I was fascinated by the homestead cabin that belonged to an African-American homesteader. We had a terrific guide and it was really great.

2 Thank Karen V
Covington, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

On our vacation to the Black Hills area, we ventured over near Alliance, NE to see Carhenge. I had read on the net about this "Dobby's Frontier Town" but I hadn't looked much into it. After Carhenge, we decided to swing by there. After looking at a few of the buildings, a friendly (and quite knowledgeable!) gentleman (Dustin) walked over... More 

2 Thank Angela S
Gering, Nebraska
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

Maybe its because i went during the week, but not what i expected. Don't get me wrong it was cool to see all the old style buildings and how the way of life was back then. I suggest going on a weekend so you can get more out of the experience.

3 Thank Lee-uh88
Silverdale, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Some old buildings and some nice antiques. It is free to visit. Like another reviewer stated, this is a frontier town sitting in the owner's backyard. I wouldn't go out of my way to see this.

3 Thank AF_Hiker

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