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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 5 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 – 5:00 pm 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Carthage Visitors’ Center 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Ticket Counter 9:00 am – 5:00 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
(By Request)
Closed for season Closed
Handcart Trek
(By Reservation)
Closed for winter season (Reservations for next summer, Call 217-453-2237, x122) Closed
Pioneer Pastimes Opens in May Closed

Movies


Monday – Saturday Sunday
“Joseph Smith – Prophet of the Restoration”
Time: 62 min.
As requested As requested
“Remembering Nauvoo”
Time:20 min.
As requested As requested

Nauvoo Temple


Monday – Saturday Sunday
Nauvoo Temple
(217-453-6252)
(Reservations Recommended)
Temple is closed until April 28, 2014
Mon – closed;
Tue & Thu: closed
Wed & Fri: closed
Sat: closed
Special Closing Dates:
Nov. 27 and 28
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
Outdoor Stage 
Season opening May 24, 2014
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

NAUVOO REMEMBERED HISTORICAL VIGNETTES

Go Ye Into All the World
Seventies Hall
Closed until July 2014
Letters of Joseph & Emma
across from Mansion House
Closed until July 2014
King Follett Discourse
Nauvoo Groves
Closed until July 2014
Women of Nauvoo
Women’s Garden
Closed until July 2014
Youth of Zion
street corner of Main & Kimball
Closed until Memorial Day weekend 2014
Trail of Hope
Start at Seventies Hall (45 min.)
Closed until Memorial Day weekend 2014

 

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