Fort Museum And Frontier Village – Fort Dodge, Iowa

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In the southwest part of Fort Dodge, Iowa, a replica of an 1862 fort with a frontier town inside the stockade has been developed. Two cabins of the twelve buildings within the fort are original. The museum displays Native American, pioneer, and military artifacts. Front Street has the following examples of establishments, all furnished with period memorabilia: cabinet shop, drugstore, general store, jail, log chapel, log house, newspaper office, schoolhouse, and smithy. Guided tours are available. Special weekend events take place during the year including a Civil War reenactment.

Admission – $4 for adults, $2 for children ages 6-18 (Tour reservations are required.)

Address:1002 Kenyon Rd, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Directions – 1.2 miles east of the junction of U. S. Highway 20 Business Route and U. S. Highway 169

Hours – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., May 1 to mid-October

Credit Cards – MasterCard, Visa

Phone – (515) 573-4231 

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