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Frontier Culture Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Interesting self-guided tour

We had a good time walking through the museum. It took us about an hour and a half to get through... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Loved touring this area!!!

On our bus tour - this was our first stop of the day! This museum focused on the 1700's and how we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The Frontier Culture Museum is an outdoor living history museum that tells the story of the thousands of people who migrated to colonial America and of the life they created here for themselves and their descendants. The Museum shows how a new and...more
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1290 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4976
+1 540-332-7850
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a good time walking through the museum. It took us about an hour and a half to get through all the exhibits, though we did not linger at any and do not have children. We enjoyed seeing the farm animals, too.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

On our bus tour - this was our first stop of the day! This museum focused on the 1700's and how we functioned and the artifacts used during that period. Luckily for most of us they offered tram (golf carts) service around the acres of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This teaches us about the roots of our culture dating to the early 1700's in Africa, Europe and original Americans. You learn about it by walking through small villages, homes and shops.

Thank VRH100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to come and learn and experience what our forefathers did in the early days of our country. Something that all ages will find interesting and useful.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us went to the FCM on a free morning during a reunion in Staunton with somewhat low expectations. All of us found it to be an outstanding place to visit. We agreed that we hadn’t learned so many new things in years. The...More

2  Thank janb9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've driven past the signs for this attraction with a ho-hum nod - as I have for several years - you have missed a real treasure. This outdoor historical museum is a grand opportunity for anyone interested in the cultural history of the Shenandoah...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This living history museum takes an innovative and interesting approach at explaining early American life. The interpreters were informative and the grounds make for a lovely walk.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with a child care group of 4th graders. One of the staff during a demonstration called one of our boys an IDIOT because he stood on a small log ( He is a 10 year old boy!!!)The children told her that calling him an...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is an enjoyable outdoor museum which focuses on frontier life in this part of Virginia. The park itself makes for a pleasant walk, though there's a buggy cart and stops for those who prefer to be transported. The house exhibits are staffed by friendly...More

Thank Tripstaker
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is a great, outdoor living history museum that tells some of the stories of the Native American. African and European peoples who helped create some of the culture of early America. From its own web pages: “...the museum has moved or reproduced examples of...More

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8 August 2018|
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Response from Fred W | Reviewed this property |
Ask when you purchase your tickets. We were there on a weekday so no wait time. I seem to remember $10. Well worth it if you are not as young as you use to be.
12 April 2017|
Response from VirginiaAntiquer | Reviewed this property |
?????? Don't understand why you think I would have this information. I suggest you call the gift shop, describe the bracelet and she if they can ship it to you.
4 December 2016|
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