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Frontier Culture Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Frontier Fun

Loved the fact this is a self paced experience. The persons doing the reen acting were very much in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard H
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Went with family

Stopped by on a travel driving thru . It was a nice place to visit . Great people working and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Carolina
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“golf cart”(56 reviews)
“old world”(41 reviews)
“african village”(35 reviews)
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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 November 2003

I found the staff informative and was kept well advised of upcoming events. Every country dipticted was the authentic farm representating the time period . The people in costume were pleasant and informative and couteous. This is a must see.

11  Thank Voyager4646
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My family has been looking forward to this visit. We are beyond disappointed. Called ahead to make sure golf carts available. Got here and NOPE. Was told we could get shuttles, NOPE. So we walked to each exhibit. But guess what first 3 exhibits had...More

4  Thank jack05fam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the fact this is a self paced experience. The persons doing the reen acting were very much in character and knowledgeable. All the sites were accurate and came from real places and relocated to the museum. They have a shuttle that will bring you...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by on a travel driving thru . It was a nice place to visit . Great people working and sharing history. Would highly recommend for a nice walk with the family .

Thank Travel4jesus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This outdoor museum is very well done. It’s a trip back in history from 1700 West Africa to 1850 America. The buildings are authentic- moved from various places. The guides were very knowledgeable.

Thank Gwenanne
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Thank Tyria
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank geeluv05
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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 28 September 2018

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 27 September 2018 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 24 September 2018

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

1  Thank ChamplainGirl
Reviewed 23 September 2018 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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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|
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?????? 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.
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