Things to See & DoThings to See & Do around Mount Ida Arkansas

Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County

The Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County is a non-profit, local history museum dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Montgomery County and making that history available to the public through exhibits, outreach programs, and special demonstrations. The museum includes in its collection, items that originated in, were used in, or had an impact […]

Front Porch Stage

The Front Porch Stage produces free “lawn chair concerts.” Concerts are scheduled regularly from the first Saturday in May through the first week in October. Because this is an outdoor event, concerts are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. The musical genres represented include country, bluegrass, blues, folk, folk rock, and gospel, with a special emphasis […]

Lum & Abner Store & Museum

The Lum and Abner Jot ‘Em Down Store and Museum is housed in 1904 and 1909 store buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The Pine Ridge Post Office is also still in operation.  The whole community was the basis for the Lum and Abner radio programs aired nation-wide from 1931-1955, and on […]

Dixie Crystal Mining Co.

Quartz crystal mining in Mount Ida, Arkansas, deep in the Ouachita Mountains. “Hey Y’all, if you want to dig crystals come see us!  Bring your lunch, cause we have nice shaded picnic tables.  Bring your own tools and buckets or buy them at the Eminem real, real reasonable. Be sure to give us a call […]

Mountain Harbor Resort

Just 12 miles from Mount Ida, AR, under the gentle sweep of Hickory Nut Mountain, Mountain Harbor Resort has been in the Barnes family since 1955, now owned and managed by Bill Barnes and his children. Harbor offers luxurious cabins and cozy lake view guest rooms, a fleet of rental boats, a full service marina […]

Norman Historic Preservation Program, Inc. (NHPP, inc.)

Visiting the Caddo Valley Academy/Old Norman High School is like taking a trip 94 years back in time. The stately two-story edifice was built in 1924 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Renovations led by the Norman Historic Preservation Program (NHPP) continue and a tour becomes a trip through mini-museums depicting the […]

Mother Earth’s Treasures

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Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio

Whether you just want to look, get a special gift (perhaps for yourself), or just learn how to do it yourself, the Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio will fit the bill. Located on the square in downtown Mount Ida, the gallery and studio features the work of local artists and craftspersons with a variety of […]