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American West Heritage Center

#1 of 3 things to do in Wellsville Features Animals
4025 South Hwy. 89-91, Wellsville, UT 84339
+1 435-245-6050
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Great for all ages

What an experience! Great for the whole family and those passing through. They have 3 main sites... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Reigan W
OK but needs work

Visited with my wife and 9 year old grandson. A nice combination of modern visitor center and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
dallen3310
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A museum of folk life and living history from 1820 - 1920, the American West Heritage Center specialized in hands-on, interactive fun for all ages: youth – seniors. Through Daily Adventures in the summer and special events throughout the year, it is Logan Utah’s most populated attraction--a blending of arts, history, heritage, and old-fashioned fun. It boasts very friendly staff, pony rides, train rides, and a petting zoo, as well as many other attractions.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“baby animals” (5 reviews)
“pony rides” (7 reviews)
“mountain man” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4025 South Hwy. 89-91, Wellsville, UT 84339
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+1 435-245-6050
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

What an experience! Great for the whole family and those passing through. They have 3 main sites; Mountain Man, Pioneer and a 1917 Farm site. Each site offers different activities and is facilitated by an interpreter, wearing clothes fit for the time period. It is...More

Thank Reigan W
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Visited with my wife and 9 year old grandson. A nice combination of modern visitor center and historic farm buildings in a beautiful setting. Some interesting exhibits and decent gift shop in the visitor center, which is staffed by friendly people. A fascinating lecture about...More

Thank dallen3310
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We live near here and bought a pass so we could go frequently. In the summer they have their Pioneer and Old West exhibits out. Some employees are around in period costume. You can pan for gold, visit a Pioneer dugout and cabin, an Indian...More

Thank CarrLotMama
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We are in Logan to attend the Summer Citizens Program at USU. Two of my grandsons both 11 came up from Phoenix to spend a couple of weeks with Nana & Ta Ta. We thought it would be a good idea to take them here...More

Thank Ejayer
Reviewed 17 June 2016

There is a lot to do and much that will interest the young and young at heart. There is quite a vast area to cover but many areas to sit if needed. The bison area was not open but they could be viewed from the...More

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the American West Heritage Center 15 years ago when it was run as a history laboratory by the local University. At that time, they had students living on the farm experiencing what farm life in the early 19th century in the American west...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I help out a lot with the center. They are a great group of people that work hard to make sure people enjoy their time at the farm. My favorite time is the fall. They have a huge corn maze with wagon rides, hot cider,...More

Thank Zachry C
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I went here for baby animal day last April, it was rather fun and I was able to find everything easily. I cant wait to be able to bring my daughter with me this year.

Thank Kayla H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is a beautiful stop in Utah out of Wyoming if heading toward Salt Lake City or vice versa. A nice welcome center greets you on the property. There are actually genuinely nice people who work there who are truly happy that you visit. It's...More

Thank suitcasehandy
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Summer camps are always a hit here. A great peek how things used to be done. I actually volunteered to make soap the old school way. After standing over an open fire in a long dress in the middle of summer I realized how much...More

Thank Kristen B
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