Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton

4.7
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Visit Virginia's past at Frontier Culture Museum, a living history museum narrating the story of the Europeans and Africans who populated the Shenandoah River Valley in the early 18th century. The museum's outdoor exhibits include working farms staffed with costumed interpreters, who perform tasks that depict the daily life of German, English, Scottish, and Irish farmers. After visiting the exhibits dedicated to Old World traditions and lifestyles, drop by the museum's American exhibit, which contains recreations of American farm buildings from three different centuries. Be sure to visit the exhibit representing how a group of Native Americans lived in the area around the time European settlers arrived in the early 1700s. You can save time by buying your tickets online. Use our Staunton online road trip planner to add Frontier Culture Museum and other attractions to your Staunton vacation plans.
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  • Reconstructed buildings from Europe & Virginia plus recreated African village. Lots of walking (2 mi) although had shuttles available. Excellent docents. Lots of middle school visitors. Took about 3 h...  more »
  • We had passed by this place several times and I just thought it was a building or two. This is a combination of several villages. They are expertly done and there are skilled and knowledgeable staff a...  more »
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  • Really worth the stop. Houses and farmhouses have been imported from England, Ireland and Germany. There is someone in each of the homes for education. This is especially great for kids! Primarily a walking tour, however it looks like shuttles and gold carts available.
  • Very cool educational and historic place. We were visiting family and spent the morning here. All of he workers are very fun, polite, and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend.

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