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Boot Hill Museum

at Front and Fifth Streets, Dodge City, KS 67801
+1 620-227-8188
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Kitschy, but worth it. Kids liked it.

A neat place, plenty of history. Friendly staff. I really liked the exhibits and buildings. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
A must see!

Take your time wandering throughout this museum. The antiques and displays will definitely make an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Manitoba, Canada
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Explore the Old West at this museum dedicated to preserving the history of Dodge City, through exhibits, audiovisual programs and, in the summer, stagecoach rides and mock gunfights.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
at Front and Fifth Streets, Dodge City, KS 67801
+1 620-227-8188
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A neat place, plenty of history. Friendly staff. I really liked the exhibits and buildings. We waited around for the gunfight re-enactment, but that was totally not worth it! It was actually stupid! We have seen fake gunfights at other tourist places that are good,...More

Thank Kalephrrr
Reviewed 6 days ago

Take your time wandering throughout this museum. The antiques and displays will definitely make an impression on you. If you want a look into the past, get an education and feel like you are walking through history; this museum is for you!

Thank TequilaDavid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without doubt the Boot Hill Museum is the star visitor attraction in Dodge City. Located on the original site of Boot Hill Cemetery the museum provides historical, educational and entertainment including interactive displays and activities for visitors. The history is told of Dodge being a...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful, unique historic site in Dodge City. Easy to find and plenty to see for a couple of hours. Some of it is outdoors, but most is indoors so weather not really an issue. See the infamous Boot Hill cemetery, the city jail,...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum had everything we wanted for our family of 5. We got there early, right after opening so we could do everything and not miss the gunfight. As we were waiting around for our kids to get deputized we were able to chat it...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited to see the dancing dinner show. However it was already over for the season when we were there at the end of Aug. 2017. We did get to see the gunfight but we had to come back the next day. IT...More

Thank meg1991
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Get place to in or out of season took us 4 hours to get through the whole museum and was well worth the time and the boothill bed and breakfast is within walking distance to all of downtown places to eat also

Thank Patti W
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We didn't have a lot of time in Dodge City, we had heard that boot hill was the place to go. My father-in-Law was an avid fan of gunsmoke so my wife was really looking forward to going to the Longbranch Saloon. OOPs when we...More

1  Thank A4212HLdouglash
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit and historical facts. Very interesting to look and learn about the past of Dodge City.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Expected more local and frontier history. For the price, I was surprised how much it little maintenance issues were there. A little touch up here and there would go a long way.

Thank DB67154
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Robert S
25 December 2017|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the beginning of July and there were no closures.
Neequa G
29 August 2017|
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Response from Lara B | Property representative |
Boot Hill Museum hours are currently 9am-5pm Mon.-Sat. and 1pm-5pm on Sun.
28 June 2017|
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Response from Dorless S | Reviewed this property |
At least 4 hours.