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Historic Old Town

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Address: Main Street, Deadwood, SD
Phone Number: +1 800-344-8826

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The Old West

Stopped in for a visit, watched the tv show, seen in movies and had to see for myself. It is great historic town, while walking around you can imagine what it may have been like... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown is full of decorations and the shops are so cozy. The historical details of the architecture are very interesting. Feels like walking though the song "It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas" from 1951.

Thank Melissa P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One can feel the history in these streets. Taking the trolley allowed us to tour the city with the opportunity to plan our walk. So many fun things to do within walking distance from our stay. I will he back for sure.

Thank Julie S
Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The downtown Deadwood is historic, idyllic but also super touristy. It's been made known worldwide by the tv show Deadwood and that was the reason we visited the place. But nevertheless it's idyllic and historic and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Jan R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for a visit, watched the tv show, seen in movies and had to see for myself. It is great historic town, while walking around you can imagine what it may have been like a hundred years ago, it conjures up thoughts of gun fights, gambling halls, it is filled with old buildings, you walk into The Old #... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was a real step back in time. The monuments, the buildings and the fact that the sun did not seem to hit the main street and it was cold. There is a good statue of Wild Bill Hikock, seated in the Main St. There was also a notice about when there was to be a shoot out. All great... More 

Thank Lindagreenacre
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is worth a stop when visiting this part of the state. We left a visit here for early evening when the shops were open and we can have dinner at the same time. I would not come here as a day thing or take away from any of the beautiful nature things people can do in this part of... More 

Thank tabhauser
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Much of the historic ambience has been maintained. People/characters in period costumes walk the streets. There are several gunfights/shootouts a day. In Saloon #10 "Wild Bill" narrates the story of his murder. Wild Bill and Calamity Jane are buried in Deadwood and their grave sites can be visited for a fee.

Thank Dianne M
The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great place to walk along, shop, gamble, window shop and dine. Many signs explaining who, what, when and where in history passed by these buildings. It's an easy walk, the day was warm and sunny, we stopped in many of the shops and found the prices to be in line with the area. Look for the black signs with white... More 

Thank Rebekajean
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My greatest regret was not having a full week to walk up & down the streets & into every single Shop, Saloon & Restaurant!! This town has worked unbelievably hard to preserve its western heritage. Every storefront conjures up wonderful old western movies from long ago. The people who work in these amazing shops & restaurants seem to really love... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Love love Deadwood. Such a fun place. Always friendly staff everywhere you go. Always plenty to do. We gamble eat and sight see. Bring the kiddos during the day. They can go in the casinos before 9:00 p.m. I believe. There are things to see in most of them.

Thank tazzGillette_Wyoming

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