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Bluff Fort Historic Site

550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff, UT 84512
+1 435-672-9995
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Incredible pioneer fort

While it's a small area, it is chock full of history. The commentary available at each building... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan G
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Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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Very well laid out free museum which sets out the history of Bluff beautifully.

Very impressed by this museum. Its sets out the history of Bluff from the pioneers who founded it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rustypois
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550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff, UT 84512
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While it's a small area, it is chock full of history. The commentary available at each building makes the experience more personal. And the antiques donated by descendents, is simply incredible. The facts you learn are amazing and mind boggling --'- why these people came,...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very impressed by this museum. Its sets out the history of Bluff from the pioneers who founded it to the lives of the people who lived there very well indeed. Listen to tapes in multiple languages about the different families of famous Mormons or simple...More

Thank rustypois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here in August 2016. The film was very good. The facility was run by friendly, informed, hospitable people. The exhibits were very good. The restrooms were clean and handy. Certainly worth a stop-by.

Thank Mary Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pioneer and Utah history in a delightful presentation covering indigenous peoples to white settlements. The Hole-in-the-Rock story seems impossible, but is well-documented. Activities for the kids and costumes to borrow for family photos. A general store that serves soft ice cream! Air conditioned buildings dot...More

Thank Mir2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful little open air museum based on a trek of Mormon pioneers. It is well-made, with a lot of personal input and really unexpected in such a small place. You can dress-up as a pioneer and have your picture taken and the...More

Thank Skerrve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised by how interesting and sophisticated is this museum and reproduction of Bluff Fort. The hostess was genuinely interested in our having a great experience. The 12 minute video was a wonderful introduction to the history of the place and the enormous challenges...More

Thank Edgar T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night in Bluff and wanted to make sure we all had some history on the area. The movie they show was a little long but gave alot of insight. Take as little or as much time as you want walking through the rebuilt...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So right off the bat, this is a major Mormon/LDS historic site. If you are put off by the faith, you might not like this place. But I would say give it a shot. There are many reconstructed and one original cabin from the settlement...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second visit to Bluff Fort ..I would have liked to show to my friends but as we arrived late the cabins was closed.... Some volunteers still there and good long talk with them .. Then walk in the fort. Saw some innovations and renovations...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bluff was settled by Mormon Pioneers who wanted to establish a mission in the area. There was a "mission call" for the pioneers to settle the four corners area. Sounded like it wasn't all "volunteer", if you get my drift. The pioneers took the Hole...More

Thank Lynn A
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