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Frontier Village

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Address: 17th St SE, Jamestown, ND
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+1 701-320-2725

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VG for the WLB, FV Good

Hard to rate the Frontier Village closed & out of season but I reckon the kids would really enjoy it and while I thought it cheesy , they have different tastes ! I think the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Take your picture with the giant buffalo, and go to the shops, but there's not much else to do. I was super bored.

Thank se1492
Sparta, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Awesome activity! It is easy to spend at least half a day here, longer if you hit up the museaum and shops! There is a lot of fun and history here. It would be a great time for kids and kids at heart. There are also several shops with North Dakota made items, art, gifts. There is a used shop... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Hard to rate the Frontier Village closed & out of season but I reckon the kids would really enjoy it and while I thought it cheesy , they have different tastes ! I think the Worlds Largest Buffalo came first , visible from the Interstate to pull in travelers to Jamestown ND in 1959 & the Frontier Village (& later... More 

Thank Skeney57
Lakeland, Minnesota
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542 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

It's a roadside attraction. The World's Largest Buffalo combined with a frontier village that offers carriage rides, and a stroll along the boardwalks. There's a gift shop or two, a place that sells ice cream cones, and a buffalo museum with real buffalo out in the pasture. Parking can be tricky, especially if you're in a motorhome or pulling a... More 

Thank AdventureLass
McMillan, Michigan
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were there with friends and got to see two Buffalo and a baby one. Then we got to go through the small museum that they have there. I really enjoyed that because it had all kinds of animals and also had antiques to see. The gift shop have a lot of different things in there to buy. Me and... More 

Thank Walter618
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fun place to go with kids and let your imagination run. Kids love to play pretend in this little "town".

Thank BothSidesOfTravel
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271 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Frontier Village was closed for the season, but you can still stop in to see the World's Largest Buffalo statue. It is one of those stops where its nice to get out, stretch the legs and get some fun family photos.

Thank Peter R
Watkinsville, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We are here at 2:00. Web sites state open. Several other cars here. Gates locked. We called number # woman said open. No one seems to be in charge!!!

Thank Judy E
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This a great place to stop on a roadtrip. It's a free pioneer village, which means there is nothing too extravagant and it's very quirky. There are a variety of typical frontier buildings including a really interesting Writer's Shack. There are animals, gift shops featuring locally crafted items, strange mannequins, and of course the giant bison statue. Well worth the... More 

Thank Milroy204
Sioux City, Iowa
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387 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you've traveled the west or midwest at all, you've probably seen several versions of historic villages, some better than others. This one was pretty average. I do like and recommend stopping in small town museums if your in town but, I don't think this is worth any extra effort.

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