Your History. Your Museum.
Feel as if you’ve strolled into the past on Front Street with a collection of original and replica buildings ranging from an 1855 log home, small town jail, one room school house, land office, print shop, blacksmith shop, general store, chapel, livery stable and drug store. Front Street showcases the growth of a small pioneer village where each building is furnished with an extensive collection of original fixtures and artifacts.
Make your way into the pre-Civil War era fort replica and explore original cabins; climb into the blockhouse and be on lookout for intruders; patrol the stockade and avoid the Punishment Horse; discover heirlooms of the first settlers; and marvel at the Cardiff Giant – 19th century’s biggest hoax!
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Bringing the Past into the Future
Photography is not only allowed, but encouraged! We have many interesting artifacts and exciting exhibits that are "Selfie Worthy."
Coming Soon: History Ambassadors, an immersive visual experience using local students. Using QR codes, our self guided tour will soon offer video narratives to guide visitors through the museum. If your child is interested in this exciting new concept, please contact us!
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