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Donley's Wild West Town

8512 S Union Rd, Union, IL 60180-9661
+1 815-923-9000
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Great Clean Family Fun

This is a great place to take a family with younger children. Wonderful setting, lots of things to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Herbert M
Rockford, Illinois
disappointing day

I hate to be so negative, that is not normally what I share, but we were tremendously disappointed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kate T
Elgin, Illinois, United States
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Open May-October Wild West Themed Amusement Park, Museum and so much more! All rides and attractions are included in one admission price. Moms, Dads and Grandparents are sure to have fun too! Experience a day of fun as you pan for gold pyrite at the Sweet Phyllis Mine, shooting slingshots at Huck Finn's, and watching a live action Wild West Show. The attached museum is full of artifacts from the Old West, inventions and technology from the great period of the late 1800s. A day at Donley's Wild West Town will create memories that will last a lifetime. We look forward to your visit and can't wait to show you the town.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
8512 S Union Rd, Union, IL 60180-9661
+1 815-923-9000
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to take a family with younger children. Wonderful setting, lots of things to do that hold the youth's interest - train rides, live action western shows, gold panning, roller coaster, horses, too much to mention! AND the museum is unbelievable...More

Thank Herbert M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I hate to be so negative, that is not normally what I share, but we were tremendously disappointed in the experience. Top worry was the condition of the horses- one was so thin, his ribs were prominent, which broke my heart. The water in the...More

1  Thank Kate T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a Wild West themed amusement park with a small museum for families and kids (under age 10 I'd say). They have rides , pony rides , hand carts , a train ride and a Wild West live stunt show. My son got to...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Wild West Town for the 2nd time yesterday. My kids (ages, 9,8, and 7) absolutely loved it, just as they did the first time around. I love how simple it is and how it helps us all remember that it's possible to...More

Thank krissyli09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to this place. For June It was a beautiful cool day and it was busy but not packed. My 6yr old loved everything including getting thrown in jail and then getting deputized by the Marshall. My 12yr old had a...More

Thank Legalgrl09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for kids up to 10 years old. Plenty to amuse them and the Show was entertaining. BUT, don't go to the Saloon Restaurant to eat. The service was extremely slow and the fountain drinks tasted like well water. We ordered...More

1  Thank ScottLombard_IL
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great place for young families! Could use some updating to the town. Young kids would enjoy this place. The attractions do make you relive the wild west

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful selection of auction items but they also sold reproductions and didn't care to declare that so I walked out after 10 items if you can't trust the auctioneer don't go never ends up good

1  Thank uli1
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Howdy partner! Are you lookin' for a Wild West fun for kids in a fun park? Well, you just found it! My husband, 1.5 year old, and I visited on Labor Day Weekend. + Free parking + Clean washrooms + Changing stations in the washrooms...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

We purchased our tickets from campground for $13 per ticket instead of $17. Very reasonably priced for a half days worth of entertainment for kids. All the rides and activities are geared toward kids with the museum being more for adults who are into wild...More

1  Thank mbjb982016
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Stacy B
7 March 2017|
Response from HAZELoftheNORTH | Reviewed this property |
For rides, nothing really aimed for teens. Majority are for little kids. The following are activities that teens can do but not sure how enjoyable this is for them: 1) Take a photo in the jail cell of the Sheriff's office 2... More
2 July 2016|
Response from SMC48 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is closed. Only the ice cream parlor, saloon and candy store are serving food. Prices are reasonable.