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Watson's Wild West Dinner Theater and Western Museum

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Address: W4865 Potter Rd, Elkhorn, WI 53121-4060
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+1 262-723-7505
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Yippee! What a wild west experience.

What a unusual but, exciting and welcoming experience! The set ups are phenomenal! You will be introduced as to how the Watson's came about the property and the idea for this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
pat c
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a unusual but, exciting and welcoming experience! The set ups are phenomenal! You will be introduced as to how the Watson's came about the property and the idea for this. You will be informed of the wild west history and some of the movies stars he had spoke with from some of the famous western movies. You will learn... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

Took a group to Watson's, where we met Doug Watson. He is all cowboy - from his clothing, to his tall tales.The place is loaded with everything western from boots to branding irons. Dinner theater is a bit overstating, however, the food is good, and after the meal you move your folding chair to the entertainment area. It's a fun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

Great collection/museum of western and american history. Mr. Watson has an incredible knowledge of the west and presents it in a fun and interesting manner. If you like learning about the history of the US and specifically the west you'll love this place.

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Wheeling, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

It is a fun spot and has lots of authentic stuff, but - like House on the Rock in Dodgeville, WI, it is a closet of a collector. Cool to look at, but I don't like calling such a place a 'museum' because that conveys some academic authenticity which I don't believe is accurate here. So go have fun, look... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

We stopped with the kids to this fun little place. Although you pay an admission fee, the owner was great! HE has more stories to tell if you care to listen and you can tell how much he enjoys it. The sarsaparilla was delicious. The have a "gold mine" but it is just for fun, you have to purchase fools... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

My brother, his wife, my wife and I stopped in to see Watson's Wild West Museum today and was pleasantly surprised. What a wonderful collection of western era items and the owner made the whole trip worthwhile. He is very knowledgeable and a wonderful story teller. I highly recommend this stop to anyone who is interested in the old west... More 

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