Welcome

Youth pulling handcart

Experience Old Nauvoo

In 1839, early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—called “Mormons”—established this place of peace and beauty on a great bend in the Mississippi.  Today, Nauvoo is one of America’s premier historic communities. Visitors can explore more than 40 historic sites from the 1840 time period.

Spring Schedule 2014
(Summer Schedule begins in May)

Visitors’ centers open at 9 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Mon-Sat. Most Historic sites will be open 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m…Please call Visitors Center for exact times.  Sunday schedules remain the same. Live shows will be limited to “Rendezvous in Old Nauvoo”.
General Information (217) 453-2237×100 * Ticket Reservation (217) 453-2237×122

Visitors' Centers Hours

Visitors’ Centers Monday – Saturday Sunday
Nauvoo Visitors’ Center 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Carthage Visitors’ Center 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Ticket Counter 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Closed

Activities

(Weather Permitting) Monday – Saturday Sunday
Wagon Tours
(Tickets Required)
55  minutes long. Leaves at 10 am, 11:00 a.m., 12 noon, 1:00 p.m. and 2 p.m. (weather permitting)
Leaves every hour
Closed
Carriage Rides
(Tickets Required)
45 minutes long. Leaves at 10:15 am 12:15 and 2:15 pm (weather permitting)
Leaves every two hours
Closed
Oxen Rides Opening in May (217-453-2237, X122 for exact times) Closed
Handcart Trek
(By Reservation)
For Reservations Call 217-453-2237, x122) Closed
Pioneer Pastimes Opens in May 12:30-5:00 pm

Movies


Monday – Saturday Sunday
“Joseph Smith – Prophet of the Restoration”
Time: 62 min.
Mon – Sat at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm 2:00 pm
“Remembering Nauvoo”
Time:20 min.
As requested As requested

Nauvoo Temple


Monday – Saturday Sunday
Nauvoo Temple
(217-453-6252)
(Reservations Recommended)
April 28 to October 25, 2014
Mon – 8:00 am–3:00 pm
Tue–Sat: 8:00 am–6:00 pm
(NOTE that During June, July and August, 5:00 is the last session for the day Tues-Saturday)

Special Closing Dates:
June 27 after 2:00 pm session
Sep 24 after 3:00 pm session
October 4
Oct 27-Nov 17
Nov. 26 and 27
Dec. 24, 25, and 31

Closed
Temple Arrival Center
(217-453-2020)
Mon:closed;
Tue – Sat: Open 1/2 hour before 1st and close 1/2 hour after last temple session
Call for more information
Closed

Plays and Performances


See below for dates & times - There are no shows on Sundays
For ticket reservations call 217-453-2237 ext.122

Sunset by the Mississippi and Brass Band Concert (no reservations required)
Outdoor Stage 
Season opening May 24, 2014; Preshow @ 6:30 p.m. with main performance at 7:00 p.m.
Rendezvous in Old Nauvoo
Cultural Hall (Tickets Required)
PLAYING YEAR-ROUND 7:00 pm  & 8:15 pm, if needed (60 min.) Mon – Sat
Just Plain Anna-Amanda
Cultural Hall (Tickets Required)
Opens on May 24, 2014 and ends on August 9, 2014. Shows daily at 10:30 and 12:30 except Sunday
The Promise
Visitors’ Center
(Tickets Required)
Opens on May 24, 2014 and ends on August 9, 2014. Shows daily at 2:30 and 4:30 except Sunday
Nauvoo Brass Band Concerts
Cultural Hall
Women’s Garden
Closed until Memorial Day weekend 2014
Country Fair
Nauvoo Pageant Site
July 8 – August 2, 2014
Nauvoo Pageant
Nauvoo Pageant Site
July 8 – August 2, 2014 Tues., Thurs., Sat. (alternates with British Pageant)
British Pageant –The Truth Will Prevail
Nauvoo Pageant Site
July 8 – August 2, 2014 Wed., Fri. (alternates with Nauvoo Pageant)
Nauvoo Bagpipe Band
Nauvoo Business District
Women’s Garden
July 8 – August 2, 2014
Living Legends
Outdoor stage
Evenings at 8:30 pm.
Monday-Saturday, Beginning Tuesday, June 3, 2014 and ending Saturday June 14, 2014 (no show on June 6th)
Synthesis and Contemporary Dance Theatre
Outdoor stage
Evenings at 8:30 pm.
Monday-Saturday, Beginning Tuesday, June 17, 2014 and ending Saturday June 28, 2014 (no show June 26th)

NAUVOO REMEMBERED HISTORICAL VIGNETTES

Go Ye Into All the World
Seventies Hall
July 8, 2014 thru August 2, 2014: Thursday’s and Saturday’s @ 1:30 p.m. Outdoors at the Seventies Hall
Letters from Joseph to Emma
across from Mansion House
July 8, 2014 to August 2, 2014. Wed. & Friday’s @ 1:30 p.m. across street from Mansion House 2014
King Follett Discourse
Nauvoo Groves
July 8, 2014 to August 2, 2014. Wed. & Friday’s 4:00 p.m. outdoors in Nauvoo Groves
Women of Nauvoo
Women’s Garden
July 8, 2014 to Aug 2,2014. Tues & Thur., 4:00 p.m. at the Women’s Garden
Youth of Zion
street corner of Main & Kimball
May 24, 2014 to August 2, 2014. Mon-Tues-Thurs-Sat; 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Outdoors across from the Print Shop
Trail of Hope
Start at Seventies Hall (45 min.)
Trail of Hope. July 8, 2014 to August 2, 2014.
MORNING:Thursday and Saturday mornings, 8:00 am.
EVENING: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings at 8:30 p.m. (all shows are outdoors in front of the Seventies Hall)

 

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