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Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Loved it!

Although I found this museum really difficult to get to, it was well worth the visit, despite the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Victoria N
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Local School Trip as a chaperone

I am a local this is the first time I ever went with my son’s middle school. Had a great time very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
david y
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although I found this museum really difficult to get to, it was well worth the visit, despite the pouring rain! All of the staff were so helpful and informative and I really enjoyed the costumes. I really enjoyed the fact that you could walk to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am a local this is the first time I ever went with my son’s middle school. Had a great time very informative very nice and patient employees. Even the kids had a great time but highly recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Frontier Culture Museum is a living history museum that tells the story of the people who migrated from the Old World to America and the life they created in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Located at 1290 Richmond Avenue in Staunton, Virginia, the museum is made...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

History buff here who gets excited anytime she sees an historical diversion off the interstate. After several years of passing the sign on I-64W from Richmond, I finally got the chance to stop and take a tour. I did not quite know what to expect...More

1  Thank Remi L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love history and have been collecting brochures about this place since I was a teen when we stopped at the Virginia welcome center. My husband and I went to this living museum where we milked a cow, learned why beds were so small, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my 74-yr old mom and my two kids 12 & 14. We did have to wait a little bit to rent a golf cart (found out later someone drives around with a golf cart to shuttle you between stops if needed). The...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent living museum! The reconstructed, relocated" farms from both the "old world" and early America have knowledgeable period interpreters that really complete the visit at each location. Take time to interact with these folks to enhance your visit. It is great to see the African...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Museum with our two grand kids. We found that we could rent a golf cart that carried four for only $10. It was a bargain as the attractions are spread out. They also rent six passenger carts-I don't know the price. We....More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As for getting there, they must not know you can have arrows without the Indians. All directional signs failed to have directional arrows. Go figure. You got at best, a 50-50 chance of going the right way. Due to a recent street reconfiguration, the GPS...More

1  Thank Fred W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to spend a couple hours going through the various areas. A walk through history, with informative guides in each exhibit.

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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.
3 December 2016|
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