Frontier Museum, Monticello, Utah

Created and maintained by the residents of Monticello and San Juan County, the Frontier Museum is housed in an historic barn in downtown Monticello adjacent to the Southeast Utah Welcome Center. The museum features donations from many local residents. Visitors to the area from out of state and out of the country have commented on its charming character and interesting assortment of historic and prehistoric artifacts. The museum offers a glimpse of life as it was lived on the edge of the Great Sage Plain in the last century. Exhibits include early telephones, minerals from the area, and early 20th Century clothing among other items. The barn was an original storage facility for the L.H. Redd Mercantile Company which was sheathed on the outside leaving the original post and beam structure visible on the inside.

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Latitude: 37.8695348 Longitude: -109.3434745 Elevation: 7069 ft
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Seasons Open

Year round, restricted in winter

Hours Open

9 a.m. - 6 p.m., March through October - Closed Tuesdays & 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. November through February - Closed Tuesdays


None. Donations accepted.

ADA Accessibility Notes

The museum is ADA accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are not permited in the museum with the exception of aid dogs. A pet area is available outside.

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Contact Information

City of Monticello
17 North 100 East
P.O. Box
Monticello, UT 84535 US
San Juan County Visitor Services
435-587-3235, Ext: 4139
435-587-2425 (Fax)
117 South Main Street
P.O. Box 490
Monticello, UT 84535 US
Southeast Utah Welcome Center
216 South Main Street
Monticello, UT 84535 US


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