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Park City Museum

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Address: 528 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
Phone Number: 435-649-7457
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Discover Park City's history at the Park City Museum on Historic Main...
Discover Park City's history at the Park City Museum on Historic Main Street. Prospectors discovered silver in 1868 in the area that soon after became Park City. Mine owners made fortunes, while thousands of miners simply made a living. After silver prices declined, Park City reinvented itself as a ski resort town. Interactive displays tell the Park City story in an engaging manner. Fun for the whole family! Open 7 days a week (Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 12-6).
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A quaint and interesting museum

This centrally located museum was interactive and interesting. The way the museum was laid out really sucked you in! Don't rush through! Watch the videos throughout, they are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Denver, CO
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Denver, CO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This centrally located museum was interactive and interesting. The way the museum was laid out really sucked you in! Don't rush through! Watch the videos throughout, they are not that long but are very interesting. The gal working behind the counter at the museum was also really helpful regarding other activities in the area.

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San Diego, California
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We decided not to ski (gasp!) in February (there was no snow!) so we spend the day on main street. The museum is really interesting and the folks who work there are very enthusiastic. I enjoyed my time - and I like the educational aspect so I thought the cost was worthwhile.

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Park City, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Park City Museum is the caretaker of a storied mining past. They have curated the stories of the families and miners that built the historic town and create the skiing that exists today. Watch for special events such as the collection of skis from the 1960s to current and ski wardrobes. The staff also brings in special exhibits from... More 

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hudson valley, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This museum tells a story of Park City history that appeals to all ages. There are spaces to crawl or sit in as well as interactive panels. A very creative way to tell a story! It's more like an experience!

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I spent about and hour and a half here one day and enjoyed learning about the rich history of Park City.

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Very nice staff and cute museum about Park City and the old mining town's background. Worth a visit.

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Middlesbrough
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

What a lovely interesting museum. It gives a great potted history of the town from its early beginnings, its silver mining heritage, the development of the ski resort as well as information about local characters in the town and they role in the towns development. The museum is well set out with a combination of video clips, artefacts and information... More 

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Fort Lauderdale FL
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4 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Wow we didn't expect such a nice experience. The exhibits of the mines and the mining process was intricate and complete. Housed in the basement is the old jail, fun to peek around and see how they locked people up in the good old days of the Wild West!

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PChistory, Guest Relations Manager at Park City Museum, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you had a great time in the Park City Museum. The original jail in the basement of the City Hall. Thank you for supporting the Museum! Our museum admission prices go towards the upkeep of those intricate and engaging exhibits in the Museum! Thank you for visiting and we hope you had a wonderful... More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The kids enjoyed the museum and there is a nice store you can buy some neat gifts for the kids. The other great thing is you can come and go as much as you want the same day.

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Saint George, Utah, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I am not a HUGE fan of museums but this museum is amazing! Has the mining history with replicas of the mines and follows the history right up through the 2002 Winter Olympics up to, today.

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