Opening May 1st!

After many long months of being closed to in-person visits, Historic Nauvoo and Carthage Jail will reopen for guided tours on May 1, 2021, and selected musical performances will resume on May 31, 2021. The Visitors’ Center will reopen on May 31, 2021.

Please note that this is a LIMITED opening. Our hours have changed. We will be open from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Large groups CANNOT be accommodated. All visitors wishing to tour any of the sites must register in advance for a guided tour of select sites.

The following activities will not be available: wagon rides, carriage rides, oxen rides, and pioneer pastimes. Summer performances are not available in May.

For guidelines on how to visit safely, please review the following: COVID-19 visitor information updates.

Learn how to schedule an in-person experience in Historic Nauvoo!