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Park City Museum

528 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
435-649-7457
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Park City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Discover Park City's history at the Park City Museum on Historic Main Street. Prospectors...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Murrieta, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

When we visit this place, we thought it is a souvenir store but then we wrrr surprised that it has a 3-floor museum and the best part was it is free when we visit. They have screens where you can view the history of first theaters and sun dance celebration. We went to the Mezzanine and saw different stuff but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visited the Park City Museum during a visit to Park City in the fall. The museum was great as far as providing back-story for Park City, from it's mining roots to a modern-day winter recreation and film attraction. The models and displays depicting mining life in the late 19th to early 20th Century were fascinating and quite well done.... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Park City Museum is really fun to go visit. It is new and they really put a lot of thought into it. It's worth the trip to see the history of the town.

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Newbury Park, California
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very well done museum. Lots of interactive items, hands on, videos. All the displays are working! Been to other museums where you press a button but nothing happens. Gives you a good idea about Park City's history.

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Alamo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wonderful details and very interesting. We came late in the day and couldn't see everything, so the host graciously said to come back the next day to finish up using the same tickets. Definitely worth the stop!

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

we loved seeing the history of Park City as it evolved from a mining town into a Winter Vacation area. Not a long tour but really well done

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Augusta, Georgia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great little museum sharing lesser known Park City history, mostly related to mining. Definitely head downstairs to check out the former jail cells and see how mining tunnels were repurposed during the Kennedy administration.

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Texas
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38 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We toured this museum while we were in Park City. It was great. Gives you the history of the area and a look back in time. When we finished our tour one of the museum ladies helped us with our selection of things to see and do while in the area. A great place to start your visit. Then see... More 

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Moscow, Idaho, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We took in the museum on a rainy day. It took longer than we thought it would with all the information, and displays. They did a good job showing the history of Park City from mining to present day ski resort. The ticket was good for the whole day, so we left half way thru and got lunch and did... More 

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This museum is very well thought out. Many of the exhibits are interactive. There is an excellent mining display that is 3 stories high. It shows all aspects of the process. There are exhibits of all aspects of Park City including the fire, skiing, mining and the changes in the people who loved here. Bravo Park City!

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