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Bluff Fort Historic Site

550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff, UT 84512
+1 435-672-9995
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Worth a visit while you're here.

A charming little pioneer settlement. Very touching stories told at each cabin. Nice gift store... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice History.

We initially stopped here because we were told they had some good maps for local hikes. It turned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff, UT 84512
+1 435-672-9995
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A charming little pioneer settlement. Very touching stories told at each cabin. Nice gift store, friendly and interesting people who work there. Don't miss this.

Thank anniem1304
Reviewed 1 week ago

We initially stopped here because we were told they had some good maps for local hikes. It turned out to be true. While there we were given a quick lesson in some heritage of the local area. We quickly toured the restored and new cabins...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was so interesting and the volunteers friendly and helpful. The attraction is free and the foundation relies on donations.

Thank davidcarden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bluff was settled by those indomitable pioneers who made hole in the wall famous. This museum is about their settlement of Bluff, the end of their trail. The museum includes a visitor center staffed by knowledgeable docents and copies (?) of the old homesteads, each...More

Thank williamhS4270EY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Mormon fort , made of individual cabins in a hollow square pattern - Neat gift shop / museum / visitor center too! Has a working water wheel in the backyard!

Thank Rust-E-Junque
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a recreation of the original 19th century Mormon townsite. You learn a lot about the pioneers. It has a lovely gift shop. We stop there every year. They are always adding to it & improving it. Is it the best historical site I've...More

Thank lindajjensen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as I walked in the "visitor center", a older man dressed as a drugstore cowboy attached himself to me and started talking about how the "original" settlers traveled across southern Utah on a perilous journey to settle Bluff. Having an interest in history...More

Thank CrawfordGene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A neat place to visit along Highway 191 in southern Utah is the restored Bluff Fort, the location of an early Mormon settlement in the 1880s. The fort grounds are free to explore and open from 9am to 6pm daily. Here you will find a...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a happened-upon opportunity to learn about some Utah history. We thoroughly enjoyed the time spent visiting the Fort. The staff was very friendly and helpful. A lot of personal pioneer stories were told on plaques outside of the cabins used by the settlers....More

Thank penngirl66
Reviewed 16 April 2017

While stopping for a night in Bluff, Utah we did a quick drive around town and came upon the historic Bluff Fort. Along with a mercantile offering various goodies the historic town is made up of various old time cabins with each having an audio...More

Thank AzSummerrose
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Bonjour , Je ne trouve pas les horaires d'ouverture pour visiter le Fort Historic de Bluff . Savez vous à quelle heure ça ouvre le matin? Merci d'avance pour votre réponse.
25 April 2016|
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Response from GgsonofBluff | Property representative |
The Visitor Center opens at 8:30 each morning and closes at 7:30 every day. The Gift Shop is closed on Sunday, however.