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Frontier Culture Museum

1290 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4976
+1 540-332-7850
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A must stop and fun for all!!

This is my 3 visit here and it has grown and changed to be such a awesome experience. Because it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cd2010tn
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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A unique view of the settlers of the Shenandoah Valley

English, Irish and German houses brought from the old country and reconstructed here and their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BARBARA F
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Four working farms, inhabited by interpreters dressed in period costumes, who try to accurately depict what life was like on the farm during the period that they are demonstrating (17th, 18th, and 19th centuries). The farms represent the German, Scotch-Irish, English and American settlers.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1290 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4976
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my 3 visit here and it has grown and changed to be such a awesome experience. Because it has grown I recommend the golf cart! Traveling with a toddler is fun , the golf cart was a big help to getting to the...More

Thank cd2010tn
Reviewed 1 week ago

English, Irish and German houses brought from the old country and reconstructed here and their docents give the stories of the early settlers. Also an Indian homesite and an African village are rebuilt to further enhance the understanding of the why and the how of...More

Thank BARBARA F
Reviewed 1 week ago

What is unique about this open air museum, is that they show the environment where the immigrants lived and worked before coming to America, i.e. a farm in Germany, a village in Africa, a house in England, a blacksmith workshop in Ireland, and THEN, the...More

Thank pietro b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will learn a lot on foreign cultures during your easy walk there. Suitable for all ages. Younger kids will love their farm animals

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fontier Culture Museum was a Education, beautify, fun experance for my family this summer. My daughter her two children and myself had a wonderful day. Everyone one working there made you feel as you were visiting their home. You were welcome with open arms....More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family's visit was several years ago. The exhibits showed farms from various eras and locations. (My daughter's favorite: the cat taking a nap on a colonial-era bed). Getting from one exhibit to another requires a LOT of walking, so it may not be for...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was awesome! For $10 you can rent your own golf cart to see all of the sights. I would highly suggest renting the golf cart if you want to see everything because each farm is very spread out and would require a LOT...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places in Staunton. First let me say it's conveniently located to I-81. Secondly, it's surrounded by the fabulous city of Staunton and Augusta County. And thirdly....there's always something going on there. For those of the " Shag Dance" Days...More

Thank PoppyC64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about 2.5 hours at the museum and enjoyed viewing the structures, animals and grounds. The docents and volunteers were very helpful, full of good information. Definitely a lot of walking if you don't rent a golf cart. We did use a free shuttle...More

Thank VAPrgal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The historical society continues to add new exhibits to this wonderful walk through world history. Each exhibit, Irish farm house, German farm, English Blacksmith each had excellent characters who would spend as much time as you would like discussing their time period, living conditions and...More

Thank Dalesid
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You'll need to either rent a golf cart if available or plan on a lot of walking. My wife and I were there with 6 grandchildren ages 5 - 15 recently. The walk is easy, just slight hills and most of it is on gravel... More
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