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Old Abe's Old Time Portraits

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Address: 217 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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+1 608-254-5663
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 23:00
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Pretty nice place.

Me and my fiance' went to get photos for some memories. The customer service was a bit lacking, and seemed a bit lacking. Prices were a bit steep, but they were ok for prepared... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
Derrek B
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I brought in my puppy, Maisie, and I here today between 1:30 and 2 and I wish I would have gotten the name of the staff, they were SO incredibly friendly to my puppy, giving her a bunch of love and complimenting her left and right. They helped me find the perfect outfit for us and let me put her... More 

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Thank Kristen R
Springfield, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had a blast posing for these pictures. Several options to choose from, the staff were amazing and the prices were very reasonable. Fun activity for families and couples alike.

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Thank Tracy W
Wausau, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Me and my fiance' went to get photos for some memories. The customer service was a bit lacking, and seemed a bit lacking. Prices were a bit steep, but they were ok for prepared couples to spend a bit at the Dells.

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Thank Derrek B
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Typical old fashioned photo place. Hard to get everyone to agree on an activity but all three boys were up for this one. How did we choose it with the three other old time photo places in the Dells? We liked the Old West background the best, that's how. Mom wanted to be a cowgirl, not a saloon girl (boring)... More 

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Thank Heatherjett
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I went here with my boyfriend because it caught our eye as we walked past. It was fun but the workers there seemed burnt. It was hard because we liked two photos and you couldn't combine them in any packages. Also we assumed the matte that went around it came with the photo but it didn't. Difficult to figure out... More 

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Thank Carrie M
Elgin, Illinois
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

It's your typical old time portrait venue. The usual backgrounds like anywhere else, with about the same prices as anywhere else. Friendly and helpful staff, they all seemed to be friends there too who worked together which built a nice dynamic. Worked together well and would come again

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Thank jmees91
Houston, Texas
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92 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had a free picture with purchase so we figured why not They will offer you all kinds of packages and stuff so it can get quite pricey They have lots of backgrounds to chose from and will take your ideas as far as what you are looking for so don't be afraid to talk it over before you go... More 

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Thank dantopper
Wisconsin
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stopped in on July 5th, hoping the holiday crowd would be in retreat. We had a family of five and wanted to do a gangster photo. There was a large group of 10 or so ahead of us and it took quite a while to get them all situated. Meanwhile, the staff at the desk were showing completed prints... More 

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Thank Jim S
Des Moines, Iowa
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Hadn't done an old time family photo for years and the staff was jolly and helpful. It was very timely as well. Pictures ready in 5 minutes. Lots of different themes to choose from: western, gangster, Pirates, gambler, etc. Pictures can be in color or black and white.

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Thank Megan M
Minot, North Dakota
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We are very glad we chose to have these pictures done while in the Dells. It is by far our favorite family souvenir and it was a lot of fun to do. It ended up being much pricier than we thought because the pictures came out so great we got more than planned but we will always have them. It... More 

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