Exodus Commemoration 2023 Come participate in the annual Exodus Commemoration on Saturday, February 4th, in Historic Nauvoo! Dress warmly, and bring the name of a Nauvoo ancestor to walk for–or just come and walk for fun. 9:00 am — Refreshments at the Family Living Center10:00 – Parade from Cultural Hall to Pioneer Memorial11:00 – Short […]

Christmas Walk 2022

Start your Christmas celebrations with an evening of stories, wagon rides, refreshments, a live Nativity, music, and the atmosphere of Old Nauvoo at night! Visit our Events page for more information.

Welcome to the Nauvoo and British Pageants!

We are thrilled to return with an enthusiastic and talented cast to share the stories of Nauvoo with you during July. Be sure to download the new Historic Nauvoo app to help you navigate the daily schedule for shows, tours, and the evening Pageants. There is a lot to explore on the app while you […]

Welcome To Historic Nauvoo!

We are excited for the start of our 2022 summer season. Take time to explore the website for updates to how our tours and performances operate. If you are in town, please download our new app to help you navigate the sites, find tickets to shows and wagon tours, and provide feedback. If this is […]

180th Anniversary of the Relief Society

Jean B. Bingham, General Relief Society President, and Camille N. Johnson, General Primary President, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, visited Historic Nauvoo and recorded a message for all who celebrate the 180th anniversary of the Relief Society that was founded in Nauvoo on March 17, 1842. Both presidents join other leaders […]

Exodus Commemoration

https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/hundreds-commemorate-pioneers-leaving-nauvoo-as-they-retrace-steps-to-frozen-mississippi-river More than 300 people participated in the 2022 Commemoration of the 1846 Nauvoo Exodus on Saturday, February 5th. Learn more by reading the article in the link.

Carthage Jail Featured

Across the globe, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participate in scripture study on a unified schedule. In 2021, that includes studying the history of the restored Church. This week, members will remember the deaths of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, brothers and leaders, fathers and sons. They died at the hands […]

Award Winning Project

Landmarks Illinois recently honored Historic Nauvoo’s Temple District project as a unique preservation project that improves access to history for visitors. Read more about the award and the project!

Nauvoo Temple District Dedicated

After touring the Hyde, Weeks, Hunter, and Gheen homes, as well as the Jones Pavilion, Elder Quentin L. Cook met with several invited leaders and guests to dedicate the sites that are now open for tours. Sister Cook joined her husband and spoke to the audience about her ancestral ties to the Hunter home. Both […]