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Fort Dodge

East Highway U.S. 154, Dodge City, KS
+1 316-227-2121
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Interesting place to visit

We took the trolly to Fort Dodge and leaned about the history. We did not get out to look or see... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bjett26970
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Informative and Fun

Pleasant and informative museum, a lot of fun and a great display of an old West cavalry fort. Much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kevin B
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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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Take a self-guided walking tour of the grounds at this historic fort, built in 1867 to protect the mail service and wagon trains along the Santa Fe Trail, and later converted to the Kansas Soldiers Home.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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East Highway U.S. 154, Dodge City, KS
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+1 316-227-2121
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the trolly to Fort Dodge and leaned about the history. We did not get out to look or see anything, but it was very clean and looked interesting. The trolly tour there was great.

Thank bjett26970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant and informative museum, a lot of fun and a great display of an old West cavalry fort. Much history in the area, and this is well worth a stop.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

After watching Gunsmoke with my Dad and hearing references that Fort Dodge was miles away from Dodge City we were intrigued to go see what was there. First, there is nothing that looks like a old west fort like on TV. This Historic Fort Dodge...More

1  Thank paravance
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Driving through here I felt like I was visiting a little village. People live here and I didn't feel comfortable stopping, getting out and looking around. That being said, driving around was really neat.. There is old stuff and there is new stuff. Very nice...More

2  Thank Tara B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I found this fort has not preserved it's history as much as I'd like to see. It is like a small town and almost everything is modern. I was not impressed with the visit.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great reuse of an old fort as a rest home for veterans. The buildings and layout of the old fort have been well preserved.

2  Thank DR186
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Just like the Santa Fe trail tracks and cattle overlook, this is only interesting to history lovers and then only long enough to get the gist and say you've been there. The officers quarters and enlisted barracks are still there...original buildings. However, this place has...More

3  Thank texdawg89
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I liked the old buildings from the fort since I enjoy history. As military veterans, we enjoyed seeing that the State of Kansas is housing military veterans.

2  Thank LB-TX-2014
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It was a good museum and the chapel was beautiful. Love the history the museum was neat and well organized.

2  Thank ladonnam601
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment we pulled off the highway this small forgotten place was depressing. Forgotten and run down it is hard to imagine the State of Kansas has a VA facility here. We saw one living soul as we walked around the deserted town for...More

1  Thank Ron R
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