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This is the Place Heritage Park

Address: 2601 Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone Number: +1 801-582-1847
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$29*
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79%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Leisure education
Owner description: This Is The Place for FUN in the West! Explore a Pioneer Village...
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Type: Historic Sites, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Leisure education
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This Is The Place for FUN in the West! Explore a Pioneer Village, Ride Trains and Ponies, and Pan for Gold! Say hello to our farm friendly animals, and "milk" Clara Belle the Cow. There's goats, sheep and a donkey plus many other little furry friends who like to be snuggled and scratched. See a working Blacksmith in his shop, a Tinsmith and help a "Spinster" card and spin wool. Hungry? Have a "Flavor Burst" soft serve ice cream cone in the Huntsman Saloon, or enjoy Brigham's Donuts, a little bit of sugary Heaven! There's great grub at the Huntsman Hotel grill and a candy shop for your sweet tooth at the ZCMI Mercantile. Visit the Native American Village and make take home crafts. Don't miss the Visitor Center and Gift Shop, one of the best shopping experiences in the West. You can also see the Mormon Battalion Museum and Stoddard Art Gallery. There's much more to see and do at This Is The Place Heritage Park. If you have an hour or a day, come have FUN at the Park! Stop #13 on Hop On Hop Off Tours. Visit us on the web or call for more information to plan your FUN visit! Planning a Wedding or Reception or special event? Our historic building rentals are located in one of the Valley's most picturesque settings. Nine venues, one that's right for you! Plan your next Corporate Event at This Is The Place. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 10,000.
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I came here with my family and spent the best part of a day here. There's loads to see. Make sure in the summer you bring water with you as it's hot up there. My boys aged 8 months to 7 really had a great time. The staff were friendly and played the part of their characters. The only downside... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

...this park has so much potential!...we have been visiting for many years and the experiences vary from ratings of "3" just average to "5" wow!...the most recent visit was on the 4th of July...we expected a patriotic experience...but not so!...only a few buildings were open and the docents were not interesting...disappointed to find that the grist mill wheel doesn't work...no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Let's start with the train ride. The guy giving the tour was barely audible and couldn't pronounce words properly. The live nativity left me with feeling less like the Christmas miracle and more like I was looking at a destitute woman and her husband on the strest. Please people with the amount of money the state gives you guys I... More 

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West Jordan, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were going to use our Salt Lake connect pass to visit but when we arrived the girl at the front desk showed us how the fee was greatly discounted ($19 for a family of 5) so we saved our passes. She was also very helpful to tell us what was open and what wasn't. The discount was due to... More 

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Farmington, Utah, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Haunted Village was terrible this year. I barely jumped once and the atmosphere was boring. The actors were terrible, it was atrocious. It cost more this year than last year, but for a cheaper price you can go somewhere better and have actual fun. My friends and I look forward to this every year, but we will not be... More 

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NJ
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
24 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went during the week in October, and was disappointed that almost everything was shut down. About all that was open was the blacksmith's shop and the leather shop and some of the buildings (it would have been helpful to know which buildings were open other than having to try the doors all over in a large area). Although there is... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It's a fun park to go to, also has a gift shop by it, you can walk around for hours, or take a train ride (included with the ticket) hop on and of where it stops. Step back in the Pioneers time, houses and buildings as the had them, you can enter at any time, animals for the kids to... More 

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Middleton, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We visited this village after touring Temple Square. A relaxing train ride around village with a young man explaining the buildings and history. The scenery and monuments are something wonderful to see. You should visit this place if you visit SLC.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I took my 6yo boy, 4yo girl and 1 yo for a half day excursion. The grounds are beautiful! They employees are all dressed in pioneer clothing to add to the authenticity of the environment. There was so much to do and see we didn't really have enough time for it all. At the barber shop my son loved getting... More 

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Suburban Chicago
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We attended a wedding at the Atkins (?) House at the park. The house is at the rear of the park but the signage was very explicit and helpful. The house is nice and the grounds are beautiful. Had the ceremony and then the reception under the grove of trees while the DJ and bar were under the portico on... More 

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