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Historic Old Town

Main Street, Deadwood, SD
+1 800-344-8826
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Way Overdone Tourist Trap

In our attempt to see an "Old Western Town" we made the mistake of driving forty miles out of our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert V
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Ave Maria, Florida
Great attractions, great Old West feel

Great attractions, great old West feel. Went to see Wild Bill shoot out at the 8 Saloon, very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bodie258
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Main Street, Deadwood, SD
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+1 800-344-8826
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"main street"
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"lots of shops"
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"love deadwood"
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"shoot outs"
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"bullock hotel"
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"fun place to visit"
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"wild west"
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"re enactments"
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"sturgis rally"
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"lots of history"
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"south dakota"
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"black hills"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In our attempt to see an "Old Western Town" we made the mistake of driving forty miles out of our way off of I-90 just to see this so-called tourist attraction. The fee parking garage and the cemetery were the only sites to see --...More

Thank Robert V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great attractions, great old West feel. Went to see Wild Bill shoot out at the 8 Saloon, very entertaining , a bit long winded but the shoot out in the street was something to see.

1  Thank Bodie258
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Was really looking forward to this place, but I am sorry to say it didn't live up to expectactions. The main street was a bit tacky, although the cigar bar was good. Some good bars behind the main street.

Thank Herlaping
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Has the feel that is was built for tourism even though the town is old. Was there in September and town was pretty dead. Stopped in a couple of places. Everyone was nice and had a great conversation at Saloon #10. If you are visiting...More

Thank bjm1271
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Deadwood has some great history. Stopped in and enjoyed #10 Saloon. Checked out the Silverado Casino and wandered Main Street. If you’re traveling through make a stop here.... travel safe...

Thank Fred N
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

There is so much history here that you could not list it all here. No matter if it is HOT or COLD outside this town is way cool.. you might even like to check out Cool Deadwood Nights with FREE concerts from some famous singers...More

1  Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

The town is a good place to spend the day walking around, visiting the shops and catching the re enactments that take place in different locations throughout the day.

Thank Tina T
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

There were some cool buildings, but there was a lot more tourist shops with gift shops and souvenirs shops. Tacky. The majority of pre 1900 buildings were destroyed in two fires so much of what you’re seeing was built in the last century and not...More

2  Thank mere1852
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great old town full of history and great architecture. It has a new wonderful visitors center with very helpful people. Sadly though the town is very touristy. The parts we loved were the old buildings, the quaint shops, the train station. Unfortunately all the museums...More

Thank HootieToo
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Deadwood was looking pretty dead when we visited which meant easy parking and no queuing for anything. The main street is picturesque but because most everything there was gambling and drinking related - not much of real interest. The various casinos etc were all looking...More

Thank chmeee5
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Response from Carol G | Reviewed this property |
In June when we visited across the street from The #1 Saloon there was a courtyard with stage w/musicians performing on Saturday. I'm guessing this was a regular happening. Band sounded good too! We were all invested in... More
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Response from Bklyn21 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the gunfights etc are from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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