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Bonanzaville USA

1351 West Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58078
+1 701-282-2822
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Awesome place

This place is packed with history of the US growing up in the 1800's. Great place for all ages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
YoBob536
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
Highly understated

We've had great experiences each time we've been here! Never a dull trip and always educational... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Erin B
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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!
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is packed with history of the US growing up in the 1800's. Great place for all ages. You can even hold a wedding here. We spend about 2 hours walking through the old buildings that are filled with interesting artifacts and donated items...More

Thank YoBob536
Melissa W, Special Events & Wedding Coordinator at Bonanzaville USA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Cass County Historical Society-Bonanzaville, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We've had great experiences each time we've been here! Never a dull trip and always educational. My group always has a blast and we will be back again in the future!

Thank Erin B
Melissa W, Special Events & Wedding Coordinator at Bonanzaville USA, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words, Erin. We work hard to preserve the rich history of our area and we are excited to see you again!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We were really disappointed that it was close to the public in the winter. We heard great things about it and were exited to go, the workers were really nice to us. I hope that we can go back in the summer

2  Thank wildhockeylife
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This place is so much fun! We have been to a lot of museums but sometimes they can get boring and you normally end up walking through them. But this place is different because there are so many cool things and you feel like you...More

Thank poetmorose
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Bonanzaville has been a family favorite for years! Anyone with interest in history or the 1800s will appreciate the pioneer village. There is a TON to see and enjoy! Yearly events like Pioneer Days or Christmas on the Prairie are enjoyable. I have been there...More

1  Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Wonderful historic place. My mouth was hanging open. Unbelievable historic collections. Really enjoyed myself and will be returning soon. You need a few hours to go through everything.

2  Thank onthegowPhilandboys
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I had a fantastic time photographing the various exhibits and stepping back in time. The young woman who served as docent was dressed in period attire and served as a valuable asset in answering questions about the museum.

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went for the 4th of July Celebration. First of all, it is very affordable. This is something you can afford on almost any budget. They even have a cafeteria upstairs where the church ladies bake and prepare pies and baked goods and they serve...More

2  Thank JacquiO29
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We drove over to Bonanzaville from our hotel and it was closed. It looks interesting with lots of old buildings and such. I had read on other reviews that it might be closed. Looks like it would be nice for families.

3  Thank DonnainSpringfield
Reviewed 2 September 2016

All building are well laid out, not crowded. I went on a Monday in May and there were very few people there. As usual back in the early days, stairways to the bedrooms upstairs are very narrow and steep, wouldn't recommend touring the upstairs if...More

2  Thank Connie O
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