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Historic Kirtland

7800 Kirtland Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094-9316
+1 440-256-9805
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This is an amazing facility that has recreated the reality of yesteryear. Free admission and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony d
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Beautiful Peaceful Area

Beautiful peaceful area. Buildings have been restored nicely. Interesting history of the LDS... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7800 Kirtland Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094-9316
+1 440-256-9805
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing facility that has recreated the reality of yesteryear. Free admission and caring, knowledgeable tour guides makes for a memorable experience. Lots of incredible things happened on this site, it was great to see.

Thank Tony d
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Beautiful peaceful area. Buildings have been restored nicely. Interesting history of the LDS church. Tour was great. facility is clean and well kept. Friendly staff.

Thank Mitch913
Reviewed 8 May 2017

it was an amazing experience to walk where early LDS pionners walked and the historic tour are very informative and helpful. I thinks members or no members will love and feel great learning about this place. Just love it!

Thank FelHil
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you're LDS or are interested in the beginnings of the church this is a must see stop. We had a great tour given by two sister missionaries. Our teenagers enjoyed the tour as well!

Thank SarahSwing
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Nativity Exhibit which is only on display for a limited time at Christmas, is well worth the visit. Approximately 1000 nativities are displayed, with many from around the world. The way they are displayed is beautifully accomplished, and it is easy for each to...More

Thank internationalmama
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This place should be on the "to-see" list for every member of the LDS church because of the historic events that transpired here or nearby, and the site provides an educational insight into life in the 1830s for persons of any religion.

Thank Lloyd B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Definitely one of the best LDS spots to visit. Take your kids. Lots of great things to see and do here.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 25 October 2016

There are several reason why you will want to pay a visit to the historic Kirtland area and enjoy a tour. It's free of charge and the guides are knowledgeble and friendly. Some of the buildings are from the early 1800's and the furnishings are...More

Thank lifeisverygood2
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

There is so much history in this area and especially for the LDS faith. It was beautifully restored and preserved. The guides (missionaries) are knowledgeable and very personable. The events that took place here are incredible and sad at the same time. The persecution to...More

Thank Tumauni
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Kirtland was a vibrant community in the 1830s. A major road leading from the shipping areas of Lake Erie brought transportation and access to goods. You can tour a restored ashery, saw mill, general store, and residences. The guides are knowledgeable and pleasant. This was...More

Thank Bob836
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I'll be in Cleveland for business in August 2017 and I was wondering what the easiest way to get to Kirkland would be? It looks a little far to take a cab.
3 February 2017|
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Response from internationalmama | Reviewed this property |
I agree that there is no public transportation to get there, so renting a car is the only option unless you find someone to take you. You could call Uber to get a quote, as they are often less than a taxi. Overall, the... More
Iris W
Hello all. I am from Australia. I have been persistent in my quest to find a photo of the Kirkland ashery showing the" vats" out the front. I have tried the visitors centre several times and then was given the LDS contact to no avail. I am writing a family history book and I have one chapter where I don’t have any pictures. My ancestor was a convict transported to Western Australia. He was a soap boiler and managed a ‘factory’ and the restored ashery at Kirtland would at least add some interest. Do you have a photo of this scene please? Internet photos are not suitable for printing as I need an original scanned at 300 dpi. Even a postcard that I can scan would be well received. I am happy to pay a small fee. I hope this post will reach someone who can help me. It is an amazing village and I will put it on my bucket list Kind regards, Iris W. .
3 April 2015|
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Response from Kathy F | Reviewed this property |
I just reviewed my pictures and have a good one showing the vats from the side. I would be happy to send it to you. TripAdvisor won't let me send you my e-mail address so am unsure how I can get it to you.