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Bonanzaville USA

1351 West Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58078
+1 701-282-2822
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We only had the afternoon to spend in Fargo and finally decided on Bonanzaville USA as something to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DanMarCo
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great

This place is a must see if you are in West Fargo! So much to see and what a great history lesson... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
SBrakke78
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Fargo, North Dakota
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A recreated pioneer village, Bonanzaville is Fargo's must-see destination with over 400,000 artifacts in 43 historic buildings to simulate late 19th-century life in the Red River Valley. Our museum collections include a tractor museum, air museum, car museum, Fargo's First House, the Houston House, a model railroad train display, and more. The new Lucien C. Barnes Pavilion has a rotating exhibit gallery that always offers something new to see year round. Theres something for everyone in the family at Bonanzaville!
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  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“old cars” (13 reviews)
“farm machinery” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1351 West Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58078
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+1 701-282-2822
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"old cars"
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"telephone museum"
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"pioneer days"
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"pioneer village"
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"north dakota history"
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"historical society"
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"early days"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We only had the afternoon to spend in Fargo and finally decided on Bonanzaville USA as something to do. Wow, they have done an amazing job of preserving the history of the Fargo area plus many American things. From the first building in Fargo, trains,...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This place is a must see if you are in West Fargo! So much to see and what a great history lesson. Inside and outside places to check out.

Thank SBrakke78
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Melissa W, Front Office Manager at Bonanzaville USA, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to visit the museum and we look forward to your return! Have a wonderful day!

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

I recently attended a wedding reception at Bonanzaville. We had a lovely time dancing the night away. It was a very unique place for the event.

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

My first visit to Bonanzaville was actually for a ghost hunt before Halloween. Myself and a group of three friends joined two others and a guide for a 90 minute tour in which we stopped at a house, the bar, and the church. (which are...More

Thank Sabrina Z
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

A fun museum with very many exhibits ranging from original houses from Fargo's early days through barbershops to vintage cars; there's something interesting for everyone. On top of that, there are exhibits going very in-depth about the history of a certain topic, in my opinion...More

Thank Flora K
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

A lot of interesting stuff from the 1800s and 1900s, but it is not particularly well-organized. Plan to spend at least a half a day to walk through all of the exhibits. Some of ht ehomes have good historical information about them and have been...More

Thank noworries2000
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Don't rush your visit when at this place. Plan on 3 + hours, there's just so much to see! We've been across the Country 5 times now and have never found a place with so much to see. If you are within 200-300 miles of...More

Thank Joy C
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This has one of the best telephone museums ever. In addition to displays they have working phones where you can watch the equipment click and clack when you dial the number of a phone in the other room. They have phone repair tools, teletype machines...More

Thank Saul B
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We were not sure what to expect from the name.So glad we visited.We are traveling with our dog and she was most welcomed here. A very informative historical museum and then an entire village to explore.We really enjoyed it and would highly recommend to others.5*...More

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for you, your children, your guests, and those that you wish to experience North Dakota history and to see it first-hand. The Price is Right, the Location is terrific, and People there will answer your questions or propose new ones...More

Thank Nancy J
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Behroze K
April 13, 2016|
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For 2017, admission rates are: Adults ............................................$12.00 Seniors/Military..............................$10.00 Students (ages 6-16) .................... $6.00 Kids (5 and under... More
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