Pawnee Bill Ranch
1141 Pawnee Bill Road, Pawnee
Visit the Pawnee Bill Ranch for an authentic re-enactment of Pawnee Bill's Original Wild West Show! Using Pawnee Bill's original route books and programs from 1886 to 1913, show organizers have created this authentic wild west show which is presented in the ranch's outdoor arena. Attendees will enjoy the history and the writing, characters, and acts taken directly from archival material. The 2018 show will feature such acts as the Miniature Wild West Show, the Star Spangled Banner, Indian Dancing, Annie Oakley Shooting Exhibition, Cossack Act, Stage Coach Robbery, Trick Roping, Trick Riding, Pony Express Race, and the Grand Finale.
A pre-show on the museum grounds will feature historical reenactors, live music, wagon and trail drive interpretations, blacksmithing, fire-arm education station, and children's games and period magician. Performers will also present gunfight reenactments, a medicine show, and Native American storytelling and dancing. Admission to the mansion, museum, and pre-show is free to visitors. Advance tickets for the Wild West Show are $14.00 for adults, $12.00 for senior citizens, and $10.00 for children (ages 3 and under are free). There are group rates and discounts for organized children's groups.