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Western Heritage Museum

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Address: 300 East 200 South, Vernal, UT 84078
Phone Number: 435 789 7399
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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The Western Heritage Museum is in a new building on Highway 40 next to the library. It's well worth a stop. When we visited, there were the usual displays and artifacts, a quilt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Western Heritage Museum is in a new building on Highway 40 next to the library. It's well worth a stop. When we visited, there were the usual displays and artifacts, a quilt show and a traveling Smithsonian exhibit. Wow! Our group of adults and young children loved each area we visited. And they had a wonderful little gift shop... More 

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Vernal, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

kinda out of our way however they have some very well kept western items that you dont see now days that are looking that great,

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West Jordan, Utah, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was the last stop on our weekend getaway to Vernal. We decided to stop by in the morning before we headed home. We had six kids with us ages 3 - 11 and they all enjoyed looking at the stuff in the museum. Please note - the museum is not at the address listed on 200 S, it has... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Charming museum that seems to be run by people with a passion for the west. I enjoyed the First Lady doll exhibit and all of the old machines.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Wife and I loved this museum. Lots of things to see from Vernal and Utah's past. We went during the county fair and it was free, so that was a plus. If you like historical artifacts this is a great little museum to go to.

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Columbia,IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Western Museum is a wonderful place to learn of the history of this area. The displays are very well done and the info provided is factual. Wish we had but more time aside to visit.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Indian artifacts are both educational and extremely interesting. Good display of Costumes, old appliances (like typewriters for example) took me back to my school days!

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This is a wonderful museum for all ages to visit! It is informative and fun to see dinosaur skeletons, learn about them and this area so rich in our nation's history and formation.

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Vernal, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

If you want to see how the pioneers lived this is a great little museum. Also they have local artists and monthly shows that are pretty cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

This museum is small but has a lot of things of local interest, a display of inaugural ball dressed First Lady dolls, a nice gift/book area and and area for revolving exhibits through out the year of things like local paint, photo and kids artists, great quilt exhibits, Christmas displays, etc. We live local and go several times a year.... More 

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