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Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

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An Education For Sure

A one stop history lesson of Cedar City from its beginnings to recent times. The many displays... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jerry A
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Cedar City, Utah
Interesting look at the history of the area

Stopped off while were in Cedar City and were pleasantly surprised with the many displays. If you... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
THOMAS J
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Discover the pioneer and early industrial history of Cedar City, Iron County, and southwest Utah through an extensive horse-drawn wagon collection, historic buildings, Paiute native camp, sawmill and replica blast furnace. Enjoy many hands-on...more
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635 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84721-6179
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A one stop history lesson of Cedar City from its beginnings to recent times. The many displays, cars, wagons, weapons, clothing, barbed wire and even the first ever snow mobile built in Saynor, Wis and used here. You'll get a full understanding how Cedar City...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FHcurator, Curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are glad you made Frontier Homestead part of your story.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

Stopped off while were in Cedar City and were pleasantly surprised with the many displays. If you are interested in the developmental process over the early pioneer days in Southern Utah, you will find this museum very interesting. It the museum building itself and in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

I have volunteered here for many events. The museum is a great place for kids activity as well as getting to see some really cool things.

Date of experience: June 2018
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FHcurator, curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thanks for your volunteer service. We could not do what we do without our committed group of volunteers.

Reviewed August 15, 2018

We had been to Cedar City many times and decided to explore this small museum on our recent trip. The museum was formerly called the Iron Mission Museum. It will take you back to the time of the region's first settlers, and surprisingly for its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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FHcurator, curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the museum. We work hard to create connections to the past for all ages. Thanks again.

Reviewed August 5, 2018

This little museum provides a look into the history of the area. For its size, there is a lot of information. There does not seem to be much order in how things are presented. It appeared that there were areas of interaction when there are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a great side trip visit while in the area. Gives all age an idea of what went on in the pioneer days of the area. They have guides that provide information throughout and plaques with info.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This is a great little museum. If you had kids along you may want to call ahead to see if the docent is there to give them a personal tour. She is quite good. Regardless, it is definitely worth a few hours. A good collection...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Going all the way to Cedar City to see the new art gallery at the university there, we decided to make a side trip and visit the Frontier Homestead State Park and Museum. What a lovely surprise it was ! The displays are interesting, telling...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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FHcurator, Curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks so much. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, especially the hands on activities we have throughout the park.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

This museum is like stepping back in time. The outdoor displays gives visitors a real look at how Cedar City and the surrounding areas lived, work and played. Most people expect to pay to visit a museum but this place is free! So much to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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FHcurator, Curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks so much and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. While we do waive the admission fee for certain events, normally, there is a small entrance fee.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is a hidden gem in the middle of town. You must see this place. Many of the artifacts are genuine, not replicas. Plan to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Larry B
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Response from FHcurator | Property representative |
I assume you're referring to the upcoming Folklife Festival. That will be held June 22-23. We are hoping to have Mountain Men as part of our demonstrations those two days.
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Museum Hours September-May: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday June-August: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Sunday Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day Day Visits $4.00 Per Person $2.00 for Utah... More
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