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Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

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Address: 635 N Main St, Cedar City, UT 84721-6179 (Formerly Iron Mission State Park Museum)
Phone Number:
+1 435-586-9290
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Shame that not all exhibits were open

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... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2016
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spain
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Reviewed December 14, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 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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Reviewed November 9, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 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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Reviewed October 14, 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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Reviewed October 10, 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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Reviewed October 6, 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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Reviewed September 30, 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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Louth, Ireland
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

If someone had told me I would have spent over 2 hours here, I would have considered them crazy. Well how wrong was I? This is great museum, full of artefacts showing the story of the early settlers of Cedar City. I especially enjoyed the old coaches. There is a large collection of early agricultural machines, and really helpful enthusiastic... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

We stopped by here because it was too early to check into our hotel room. The cost is only $4 per person. The museum is fascinating, alot of old carriages, even one you can climb on. Outside there are several buildings you can go into. This would be a fantastic place for kids. There is alot of hands on things,... More 

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