Relive the pioneer and early industrial history of Cedar City, Iron County, and southwest Utah through hands -on activities,an extensive horse-drawn wagon collection, historic buildings, Paiute native camp, sawmill and replica blast furnace.

 
 

Good 4 Utah Road Trip

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Check out the video filmed by the Good 4 Utah Road Trip crew while visiting at the Frontier Homestead by clicking the button below. Learn about the hands-on nature of our museum and plan a visit of your own. 

Frontier Folklife Festival

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Music, vendors, food, and fun...what more do you need? Join us Friday June 22nd from 11 am to 7 pm and Saturday June 23rd from 10 am to 6 pm. The museum grounds will be filled with artists, musicians, and living history demonstrations! Admission is FREE

 Southern Utah Quartet Special Exhibit

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Featured above: "Ah! Kolob" by Wendy Green  
This special exhibit features the work of four artists that highlight the beaty of their travels throughout the world and Southern Utah. Meet the artists tomorrow, June 2nd for an artists reception from 2 pm to 4 pm. 

 
 
 

Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

Lack of iron was a major concern to pioneers who began settling Utah in 1847. When iron ore was discovered in southern Utah, Mormon leader Brigham Young called for volunteers to colonize the Cedar City area in November of 1851. Ten months later, the colony completed a blast furnace and began to operate an iron foundry. A desire to preserve and interpret the history of this endeavor eventually led to the establishment of the Iron Mission State Park in 1973. The Iron Mission State Park was later renamed as the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum in 2009.