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Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

635 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84721-6179
+1 435-586-9290
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A Trip Back In Time

Great activities for all ages, especially grade school kids. A lot of care and effort has gone... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
joel h
Terrific Museum and Park

We first visited this museum about 20 years ago when it was called "Iron Mission State Historic... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Paul S
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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 activities and interpretive programs throughout the year, including Sheep-to-Shawl, Archaeology Day, Iron Mission Days, cemetery tours, and Christmas at the Homestead.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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635 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84721-6179
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great activities for all ages, especially grade school kids. A lot of care and effort has gone into preserving living history here.

1  Thank joel h
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We first visited this museum about 20 years ago when it was called "Iron Mission State Historic Park". We got to meet George the craftsman and Anna Bell the weaver. We finally made it back this last July (2017) and were sadly informed that George...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The museum is hosted by pleasant staff. The displays are nicely presented. There are several interactive attractions for children. The small admission fee is well worth the visit.

Thank Norm E
FHcurator, Curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for your kind comments. We are glad you made us part of your story.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

There was a nominal entrance fee ($5.00, I think; sorry, don't remember exactly). It was worth it. Lots of exhibits of old cars, wagons, pictures, barns, old houses, old clothing from Utah's earlier history. Small gift shop sells books, toys, and novelty items specific to...More

Thank Disco_Man57
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stopped by the Frontier Museum after a visit to Cedar Breaks. It did not even seem like it was open but it was and we had the place to ourselves. What a great museum! Loads of activities, old farming and trade machinery, native American...More

Thank DillonM1905
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best museums of it's type that I've visited. Largest collection of original carriages and wagons that I've seen in one place. Native American, Paiute dwellings. Pioneer cabin, house and sheep shearing shed. Really informative. Enjoy

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Wow! So enjoyed the history. Restoration is wonderful. Good for any age especiall the younger childern - knowledge

Thank J B
FHcurator, Museum Curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the stories we are trying to tell. We are honored you let us become part of your story.

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing all the old cars inside. The property is easy to navigate to all the old buildings. Very well planned and laid out. They have interactive cell phone audio that you can dial into at each stop. It details all the items you...More

Thank Karina581
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Hands on activiites are incorporated making the museum experience even richer. Several children were having a great time doing laundry outdoors in wash tubs and hanging clothes on a line, despite the urging of their father that they needed to move to another area of...More

Thank WireWrapGems2
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

You can't miss the big excavator in front of the museum. After entering and paying a reasonable 4 USD atmittance fee you come in a big hall with all sort of carriages. A great collection! Outside you find some outbuildings and most farm machines from...More

Thank Hans V
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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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