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Bonanzaville USA, Fargo

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#4 of 16 in Historic Sites in North Dakota
Bonanzaville, USA is a history museum complex in West Fargo, North Dakota. Bonanzaville, the museum of the Cass County Historical Society, is made up of forty-seven buildings on 12 acres, many of them are historic and from the region. These buildings have been moved to the museum grounds and now form a village setting. Most of the buildings have a special theme. Displays include a prairie church, a general store, a drug store, a fire station, a jail, and a schoolhouse. There are also several newer buildings which have been constructed on the grounds including an aircraft museum and an automobile museum. Other exhibits include horse-drawn vehicles, firefighting vehicles and equipment, medical and dental equipment, a law enforcement museum, a telephone museum, and a newspaper printing press. Bonanzaville has several hundred thousand artifacts in their collections and on display.
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  • Don't rush your visit when at this place. Plan on 3 + hours, there's just so much to see! We've been across the Country 5 times now and have never found a place with so much to see. If you are within ...  more »
  • This has one of the best telephone museums ever. In addition to displays they have working phones where you can watch the equipment click and clack when you dial the number of a phone in the other roo...  more »
  • We were not sure what to expect from the name.So glad we visited.We are traveling with our dog and she was most welcomed here. A very informative historical museum and then an entire village to explor...  more »
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  • It was so good.... really enjoyed our time here. Please keep up the great work.
  • Great taste of history especially on the days they have active docents there for a more immersive experience.
  • Excellent museum. Well worth the time.
  • I went there in the 80s and 90s as a child. I loved this place. I am excited to carry on the tradition bringing my own children there.
  • Like stepping back in time. I think I even walked away with cholera.

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