We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boot Hill Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Review Highlights
You really should take time to visit Dodge City's old west history!

I have driven through Dodge City many times, but finally took the time to visit the Boot Hill... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Enjoyable and Interesting

I think this is like all museums. You will get out of it what you are willing to invest in it. It... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Elk City, Oklahoma
via mobile
Read all 903 reviews
All photos (552)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“long branch”(101 reviews)
“old west”(141 reviews)
“gun fight”(80 reviews)
The exciting and unique story of early Dodge City is told daily along Front Street at Boot Hill Museum. The museum chronicles the establishment of a rough and rowdy cattle town known as Dodge City. The museum is located on the original site of Boot...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
at Front and Fifth Streets, Dodge City, KS 67801
+1 620-227-8188
Improve This Listing
Reviews (903)
Filter reviews
892 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews long branch old west gun fight gift shop front street piano player miss kitty combo ticket wyatt earp re enactment chuckwagon dinner brisket western history general store tv show native americans great history
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 892 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have driven through Dodge City many times, but finally took the time to visit the Boot Hill Museum and the old Front Street. As a fan of history, and the old west, it was time well spent. They have a great staff and my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kdstewart5
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I think this is like all museums. You will get out of it what you are willing to invest in it. It has plenty of big pieces that if you only want to spend an hour or so and move on you will enjoy it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dcf0ster
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

How can anyone visit Dodge City without a visit to Boot Hill and Front Street. Actually the real boot his was located just across the road but it got in the way of progress. All/most remains were moved to another cemetery. The entrance and exit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kansas_City_Herder
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

It was good to have a look around and we learnt a fair bit. However it’s only very small and doesn’t take very long, so we feel $11 per person was a little overpriced.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KP1Uk
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Even though it’s off-season there was so much to see and experience in this museum I love reading everything about the Native Americans and the pioneers I especially love the sensation area that they have set up for a buffalo stampede. OMG I felt like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Dodge City’s Boot Hill Museum is worth a visit, especially for families with youngsters, but I confess that I found it too commercialized. This is not to say that it’s a tourist trap, it’s just that I find this blend of entertainment and “History With...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Citallwic
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Dodge City, for the night, on our way West and wanted to explore a little of the history of the Cow Town. Drove through the old downtown and had noted the museum and recreation of the original Front Street. From the outside we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jmurin21
Reviewed October 2, 2018

As we entered into the Museum, we entered the gift shop with a wide array of items to chose from. While in the gift shop we purchased our tickets for the experience of the Old Wild West. As you exit the gift shop you follow...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank csheid
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visit this museum, lots to see the replica buildings are full of Cowboy artifacts old guns ,clothing,etc,join the narrated tour ,Dodge City history is not what you have read in books shootings did not happen that often, this is a super day out and in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank roly1950
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This museum is full of original artifacts and pictures of Dodge City during its "hey day". A recreation of the original town that makes you feel like you are back in the 1800's. A lot of time was taken to make sure this place is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank js_mo_50
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City West
31 reviews
.26 km away
Best Western Plus Country Inn & Suites
770 reviews
.94 km away
Travelodge by Wyndham Dodge City
220 reviews
1.06 km away
Wyatt Earp Hotel
19 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 76 nearby restaurants
Bella Italia
186 reviews
.21 km away
69 reviews
.70 km away
Dodge City Brewing Company
33 reviews
.18 km away
157 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 nearby attractions
Cowboy Statue On Boot Hill
33 reviews
.07 km away
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame
37 reviews
.09 km away
El Capitan
32 reviews
.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Robert S
December 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the beginning of July and there were no closures.
Neequa G
August 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Lara B | Property representative |
Boot Hill Museum hours are currently 9am-5pm Mon.-Sat. and 1pm-5pm on Sun.
June 28, 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Dorless S | Reviewed this property |
At least 4 hours.