Historic Nauvoo Virtual Tours

 Jonathan Browning home and workshops

Come experience this historic site through a live, virtual visit.
Disfrute de este sitio histórico por medio de una visita virtual en vivo. Haga clic aquí.
Conheça este local histórico por meio de uma visita virtual ao vivo. Clique aqui.

Nauvoo: Cornerstone of Zion

In this tour, explore the Nauvoo: Cornerstone of Zion exhibit at the Historic Nauvoo Visitors’ Center. Centered on the temple and Doctrine and Covenants 124, you will learn about the Saints gathering in Nauvoo to design, build, dedicate, and worship in the House of the Lord.

To see tour times and schedule a tour, click here.

To further explore the scriptures, documents, and images seen in the exhibit, please click here.

Temple City

In this tour, learn about the Latter-day Saints who donated hours of work to build the house of the Lord in Nauvoo. Walk through the homes of William and Caroline Weeks, Edward and Ann Hunter, and William and Esther Gheen while hearing their stories related to the Nauvoo Temple.

To see tour times and schedule a tour, click here.

Homes of the Apostles

Through tours of the restored original homes of three Apostles, see how members of the Quorum of the Twelve in the 1840s worked to fulfill the Lord’s commandment to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the nations of the earth. Hear how the Lord kept His promises to His Apostles and their families as they worked together to take the gospel overseas.

Available tours:
1. Hyde Home, Kimball Home, and Woodruff Home (75 minutes)
2. Orson and Marinda Hyde home (20 minutes)
3. Heber and Vilate Kimball home (20 minutes)
4. Wilford and Phoebe Woodruff home (20 minutes)

To see tour times and to schedule any of these tours, click here.

Main Street Trades and Pioneer Life

Working with materials such as tin, leather, and paper, individuals sustained the economy of this growing city along the Mississippi River. Through a virtual tour, explore the homes and shops along or near Nauvoo’s Main Street.

Available tours:
1. Taylor Home and Printshop (60 minutes)
2. Stoddard Tin Shop (30 minutes)
3. Browning Gun Shop (30 minutes)
4. Riser Boot and Shoe Shop (30 minutes)
5. Calvin and Sally Pendleton Home (20 minutes)
6. Lyon Drug Store (20 minutes)
7. Scovil Bakery (20 minutes)

To see tour times and to schedule any of these tours, click here.

Pioneer Trail

Evacuating Nauvoo in 1846 involved coordination and planning. Through a virtual tour, you can visit the homes and shops along or near Parley Street to learn how Latter-day Saints prepared—both temporally and spiritually--to depart from Nauvoo in 1846.

Available tours:
1. Seventies Hall, Blacksmith Shop, and Young Home (60 minutes)
2. Seventies Hall (20 minutes)
3. Webb Blacksmith Shop (30 minutes)
4. Brigham & Mary Ann Young Home (20 minutes)

To see tour times and to schedule any of these tours, click here.

Nauvoo Relief Society

The world-wide women’s organization now known as the Relief Society began in 1842 in Nauvoo. Here women in the Relief Society worked together to build their community and support those in need. Through a virtual tour, you can visit the homes of Sarah Granger Kimball and Lucy Mack Smith, remarkable women who were part of the Relief Society’s origin.

Available tours:
1. Women of Faith--Kimball and Smith Homes (45 minutes)
2. Sarah Granger Kimball home (20 minutes)
3. Lucy Mack Smith home (20 minutes)

To see tour times and to schedule any of these tours, click here.