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Silver City Ghost Town

3829 Lake Isabella Blvd, Bodfish, CA 93205-9635
+1 760-379-5146
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Not worth going to unless its on your way

A ramshackle collection of old buildings moved to this site. These are from surrounding areas... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Becky W
well worths the price!

It's a small museum, but it well worth the price. These are local buildings from literally a few... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Pleasanton, California
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3829 Lake Isabella Blvd, Bodfish, CA 93205-9635
+1 760-379-5146
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A ramshackle collection of old buildings moved to this site. These are from surrounding areas & communities. Also a lot of things for sale, antiques, a lot of small old things in a couple of rooms. We went out of our way and missed Sequoia...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It's a small museum, but it well worth the price. These are local buildings from literally a few miles away, very original. Highly recommended!

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Our scout troop was staying in Kernville for rafting and we did an outing to Silver City Ghost Town on Saturday night. They gave us a special group tour highlighting the ghosts that haunt the town. The staff was knowledgeable, telling us wonderful stories, and...More

Thank aldsjdsalfkj
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Kind of quirky, not a real ghost town, but very enjoyable. This is a collection of buildings going back to the 1850's that have been relocated and reassembled at this wonderful location. Admission is only $5 and it takes about an hour to get around...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pretty quick run through if you don't read all the signboards. They ask for an admission fee for each person to keep it running and hope you will buy something in their antique shops which are unrelated to the location. Keep in mind this is...More

Thank samanthagT6177DI
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Had a warm welcome from the guy running the place. Very interesting visit, does not take long to look around 30-60 mins. Saves a lot if off road driving to a ghost town that may have nothing there. This ghost town has been created from...More

1  Thank fortytowers
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Silver City is in fact a collection of historic buildings and artifacts from the local area, which have been preserved by the owners rather than being lost to history. For any western history buff it's certainly worth a visit. Otherwise it's fun to just come...More

Thank 00Bruce00
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I took my new wife and daughter (from Ukraine) to what I thought would be a little of the wild west. They and I were thoroughly disappointed, five dollars each to walk threw heaps of old trashed (it took us 10 mins) buildings of what...More

2  Thank Ray H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had great time there. If you are close by you have to visit this place. :))) We came there after 5 PM and there was closed but very nice gentleman opened whole town just for us. Thank You!! :)

Thank Katarzynka1981
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Not exactly what I hoped it would be.. Too commercial, and not enough "true western" reality setting. I think the owners are more worried about making a buck, rather than a realistic local historic showing of mid 80's mining town. Too bad, the actual local...More

1  Thank Stan S
J C, Public Relations Manager at Silver City Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

This "visitor" is actually a local photographer who stood at our front gate and took photos of our location. When told there was a small admission fee he indignantly refused to pay. Later we found him at a local swap meet selling unauthorized photos of...More

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