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  From Anasazi paintings to homes and buildings built by the Mormon pioneers, the rich cultural history of the area can be seen in the numerous museums and historic sites in the St. George area.
  Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
                          aur Johnson Farm
435 574-DINO (3466)
2180 E Riverside Dr (Exit 16), St George Hours: Mon–Sun, 10am to 6pm
Cost: 12+ years $6, 4 to 11 years $3, Under 4 is FREE Group Rates Available
The St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm represents a “snapshot” of a 195 million year old lake ecosystem. It is one of the most important discoveries
in Early Jurassic Paleontology. Please come and visit the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm for a unique experience, and travel back in time to walk along the shoreline of an Early Jurassic lake! See page 4 for more information.
Historic St. George
Walking Tour
435 628-1658
Begin your self-guided tour at the St. George Social Hall and Opera House at Main St. and 200 North. From there, spend some time strolling the streets of early day St. George, where many historic 1800-era public buildings and private homes still stand. Pick up a printed guide map at the Convention Center, Chamber of Commerce, and many other locations.
Hurricane Valley Heritage Park Museum and the Bradshaw House Museum 435 635-3245
35 W State St, Hurricane
Mon–Sat: 9am to 5pm No Admission Fee
Heritage Park
This park features information, historical and Indian artifact displays, a pioneer kitchen, various histories, and journals of pioneers.
The Bradshaw House
85 W State St, Hurricane
This historical house is a model of early Hurricane home construction and contains early medical histories, a doll collection, a blacksmith shop, farm equipment, and a barn. It also houses the Hurricane Chamber of Commerce.
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           Brigham Young’s
Winter Home
435 673-2517
67 W 200 North
St George
Open: Winter: Oct–Mar, Mon–Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 1pm–5pm; Summer: Apr–Sep, Mon–Sat 9am–7pm. Sun 1pm–7pm
No Admission Fee
Construction of the original portion of the home was from 1869 to 1871. In 1873, when Brigham Young purchased it, he added the second story and painted it the colors that remain today. Young was the 2nd president of the LDS Church, and he became Dixie’s first “snow-bird,” leaving snowy Salt Lake City in the winter, for the warmer climate of St. George.
         Daughters of the
Utah Pioneers Museum
435 628-7274
145 N 100 East, St George
Open: Mon–Tues, Thurs–Sat: 10am to 5pm
No Admission Fee
 This museum features an excellent collection of artifacts belonging to settlers of Utah’s southwest desert. These items depict the character of life in Utah’s “Dixie” from its 1857 settlement. Feel the spirit of the settlers who were called to raise cotton and be a way station to the south.
   Brigham Young’s Winter Home
 Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum

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