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Address: 50 Lackawanna Dr, Stanhope, NJ 07874-3108
Phone Number:
+1 973-347-8900
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Sat - Sun 10:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Wild West City is a replica of Dodge City, Kansas in the late 1800's. We...

Wild West City is a replica of Dodge City, Kansas in the late 1800's. We feature 22 different live action shows. In addition to the shows guests can browse the shops and museums, visit our barnyard zoo or pan for gold. Sit a spell with the Mountainman, Schoolmarm, Blacksmith or Chuckwagon Camp Cook. A train ride, stagecoach ride or pony ride also available.

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Dated but Cute

This place is great for kids, but pretty dated. Lots of valuable antiques displayed in old fashioned cases with hand written signs. The shows were engaging. The place was pretty... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Corissa R
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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231 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great for kids, but pretty dated. Lots of valuable antiques displayed in old fashioned cases with hand written signs. The shows were engaging. The place was pretty cheap and worth the money for a day trip, but could benefit greatly from an update.

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Thank Corissa R
Randolph, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

the old west really plays out in front of you. shows all day long. plenty to see and do. Just be ready for some dust. but it is part of the old west.

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Thank Russell J. N
Roxbury, New Jersey
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84 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

bring entire family for this reenactment of "old west" living. all the buildings are open for business, you can even stop by in the old jail house. take a ridge in old horse carriage and experience all old west adventures.

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Thank Rox202014
Godalming, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The children loved this place, it was something different and relevant for a holiday in the States! My only grumble would be that most things you had to pay extra for which really built up the cost.

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Thank tess1000
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Was very nice little place to go and not to expensive. They have a nice train ride and stage coach was also nice. Also shows and places to eat. We had a nice time.

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Thank Joella R
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147 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I surprised my granddaughter by taking here here for her birthday. She was amazed by all of the things they had - 22 separate shows. There was also pony rides, a train robbery, and a stagecoach ride with a hold-up. There were a few souvenir shops and lots of cap guns as you had to help the sheriff get the... More 

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1 Thank Gene P
West Milford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My three year old has an obsession with bad guys. He looks for them everywhere: the back yard, target, the highway. Chances are if you've been in front of us in line at the grocery store,he has asked me quite loudly if you are a bad guy. So we went to Wild West City and his dreams came true. Bad... More 

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2 Thank Melissa R
Parsippany, New Jersey
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56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It's a little dated and a little cheesy but my kids loved this place. They used to have shows in the middle of "town" like a a stage coach ambush or a duel but I'm not sure if they do that anymore. It's a nice place to spend an afternoon.

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1 Thank PamL0vesT0Travel
staten island, ny
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I went to Wild West City today with my son, (whom I took 30 years ago) and his two sons aged 3 1/2 and 6 1/2 y/o boys. The place has been around almost 60 years and is now the only one of its kind on the East coast. If you want to wander back to the days of yesterday... More 

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1 Thank metsie41
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Been going since 70s.now I get.to bring my son! Awesome shows involves kid participation! Just a great place to visit

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Thank Jaime R

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