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.
Open today: Closed
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great outdoor museum and playhouse.

A small theater group but very well performed. The musicality and the content of the play was... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Gail C
Superb - A True Hidden Gem

Every American should see this play. It reflects a time that recent generations have forgotten. The... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
MufeGwen
,
Georgia
Read all 194 reviews
50
All photos (50)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“outdoor drama”(26 reviews)
“daniel boone”(30 reviews)
About
Produced since 1952 by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc. 501(C)3, "Horn in the West" is a tale of the birth of a great nation and the courageous efforts of the founding pioneers. Southern Appalachian Historical Association celebrates...more
Closed
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
591 Horn in the West Dr, Boone, NC 28607-4283
Website
+1 828-264-2120
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Boone
from US$12.00
More Info
from US$61.35
More Info
Reviews (194)
Filter reviews
194 results
Traveller rating
112
61
13
7
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
112
61
13
7
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsoutdoor dramadaniel boonerevolutionary warseat cushionsliving history museumvip ticketsgreat performanceentire playhickory ridgesinging and dancingred coatsperfect nightsurrounding cabinstalented actorssupport staffhear everythinglive action
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 194 reviews
Reviewed August 9, 2018

A small theater group but very well performed. The musicality and the content of the play was interesting and very unique in an outdoor setting.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The theatre location was very interesting and rustic, but getting down dozens of steps to your seat is tough. We bought the VIP tickets which gave us a reserved seat, popcorn (stale) and a drink as well as seat cushions. Guess we should have taken...More

Thank JoyeC
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This was an historically interesting production, but with only two exceptions, the acting was sub-par.

3  Thank Audrey M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Every American should see this play. It reflects a time that recent generations have forgotten. The actors are dedicated to providing first-rate performances on the dedication and sacrifices made to found our nation. Prior to the performance, a living museum is provided by volunteers dedicated...More

Thank MufeGwen
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent way to spend an evening. The kids will learn some history while having fun. This has been going on for years and just gets better every time you visit. Well worth making a special trip just to visit.

1  Thank glendale215
Reviewed July 23, 2018

What a great show! The music and choreography were very fine -- the company is talented at a professional level. Sets and costumes very well done. We loved the outdoor setting and were quite comfortable in our seats, although it should be noted that seat...More

1  Thank dlg6422
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellent performance. We got the VIP tickets and it was worth it. Cushions in the chairs, up close, and included drinks and popcorn. So impress with the actors and story. If you are in Boone this is a must see

Thank Tdpresnell
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are both history buffs and thoroughly enjoyed this outdoor drama. The actors did a great job portraying what life was like during the 1780’s when we were fighting for our freedom. I highly recommend spending the extra on tickets for the...More

3  Thank Carla D
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the play. The actors did a fine job portraying how we were willing to give all for freedom. Very well done!!

1  Thank Selena F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have wanted to see the show for several years and finally made the trip. Well worth the money and time.

1  Thank Bridget S
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Boone
Courtyard Boone
432 reviews
.63 km away
Sleep Inn Boone
390 reviews
.69 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Boone
981 reviews
.70 km away
Baymont by Wyndham Boone Near App State
765 reviews
.72 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 157 restaurants in Boone
Stick Boy Bread Co
497 reviews
.63 km away
Troy's 105 Diner
381 reviews
.84 km away
Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant
1,138 reviews
.81 km away
The Red Onion Cafe
503 reviews
.68 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 72 attractions in Boone
Appalachian Mountain Brewery
171 reviews
.73 km away
The Greenway Trail
150 reviews
1.05 km away
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
50 reviews
.16 km away
Turchin Center
27 reviews
1.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Janie108
June 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Steve C | Property representative |
Janie, opening night was last night. Every Wed. rest of season. I believe it's $12
0
Votes
Konakala
July 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure. They do have bandicapped parking. The path to the ampitheater is wide and paved, But there are steps to the seating area. You might want to contact them with your question. They're very nice and helpful
1
Vote
PRSUNNYGURL1945
June 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from _stantonsanders | Reviewed this property |
Once you are inside there is a snack shack. But you can also purchase a meal with your tickets. The meal that we had was catered by the Dan'l Boone restaurant.
0
Votes