Experience the lives of the early members of the Mormon Church who settled along the banks of the Mississippi in 1839 as the people of Old Nauvoo present prairie life in the area from 1839-1846. Over 30 historic attractions are brought to life through year round living history interpretation and performers who share the stories of these early Illinoisans. Today’s Nauvoo boasts a charming downtown historic district with lovely shops and restaurants. It’s also home to Illinois’ oldest winery – Baxter’s Vineyards which has been producing wine here since 1851. And, don’t miss nearby Carthage home to the Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum, the Carthage Lake and the Old Jail.

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Nauvoo Tourism Office
1295 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo, IL 62354



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Nauvoo Tourism Office
1295 Mulholland St. Nauvoo, Illinois 62354

Visitor Information

The place to get your information, brochures and your questions about Nauvoo answered. 

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Historic Nauvoo
290 N. Main Street Nauvoo, Illinois 62354

Good for Kids Historic House Historic Site Top Destination Visitor Information

In 1839, early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—called “Mormons”—established this place of peace and beauty on a great bend in the Mississippi River.  Today, Nauvoo is one of America’s premier historic communities. Visitors can explore more than 30 historic sites from the 1839-1846 time period all year long!

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Joseph Smith Historic Site
865 Water St. Nauvoo, Illinois 62354

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Explore Joseph & Emma Smith’s Nauvoo. Guided tours begin in the Visitor Center, and include the Homestead, Mansion House, Red Brick Store, and the Smith Family Cemetery.

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Joseph Smith Historic Site Visitor Center
865 Water Street Nauvoo, IL 62354 Nauvoo, Illinois 62354

Passport Site

Hours: May to October: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.; January to February, closed; March through April and November through December: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Lincoln and Nauvoo
Kimball St. and N. Durphy St. Nauvoo, Illinois 62354

Wayside Exhibit

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