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Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

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Address: 585 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84721-6143 (Formerly Iron Mission State Park Museum)
Phone Number:
+1 435-586-9290
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Discover the pioneer and early industrial history of Cedar City, Iron...

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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So interesting and fun...

I remember going here as a child and took my kids here. It was such a good lesson on the pioneers and all they did.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Cedar City, Utah
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Cedar City, Utah
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I remember going here as a child and took my kids here. It was such a good lesson on the pioneers and all they did.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Frontier Homestead State Park Museum is a small site in the town of Cedar City. Despite the small size, it contains quite a collection of historical pieces in a nice setting. The museum consists of one large display building and then an outside area of smaller historic buildings and artifacts. Inside is a good collection of buggies, a few... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We has an interesting look at the local history,there are some very good exhibits. We were not too impressed to be informed that some exhibits such as the outer buildings were locked up but we could look through the windows------really ???????

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

they have all manner of wagons, stage coaches, and antique implements on display here. Lots to see. Sort of corny but we enjoyed our time here. They have an old house in the back lot that was representative of the mormon houses in cedar city. Also farm implements, wagons lots of history. Not too expensive to get in and tons... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I was pretty impressed by this little state park. It's right in cedar city and after living here for five years I finally got around to visiting it. It has a lot of historical items from the 1800s and 1900s and good info on the history of cedar city.

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FHcurator, Museum Curator at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in. We appreciate the support of our local community. We have a large event coming up in December and would love to have you stop by. You can visit our website frontierhomestead.org or give us a call for more details. Thanks again. More 

Encino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A very enjoyable and interesting museum looking at the pioneer life that existed when this Utah city was created.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Spend an hour or two to learn what folks in the area did to make a life out of their surroundings from the mid 1800s forward. This is time well-spent. Seniors get a $2 discount!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Museum has tons of old artifacts and history about the local mountain areas and Cedar City. There are many old horse drawn coaches inside and outside. Vintage farm equipment used by the settlers way back when. Even an old style victorian house you can enter and tour yourself. The museum front desk employee was very helpful and nice. To the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I loved the history this museum represents! I wasn't there at a time when the costumed employees are there but I bet it's really fun when they are! Worth every penny! Played a bit of horseshoes and got a ringer when no one was around! Great gift shop!

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Cheap way to spend an hour or ninety minutes looking at items during pioneer times. Only cost four dollars to go through museum and outside exhibits.

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