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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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80%
Ranked #38 of 147 things to do in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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: State Parks, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is the Place is a great chance to learn about Utah, it's history and how things were in pioneer times. Things are pretty spread out and there is a lot of walking unless you wait for the trams which go loop the property. It also shares a lot of background and history on the LDS church. It was fun... More 

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Calif
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

very nice museum gift shop was ok they could do a little better actually opening when they are supposed to be open,be aware its very hot in the summer, bring water...

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The Gift shop alone has a lot to see. I like to send Post Cards they had a big selection. They have cute Nick nacks to buy. A museum downstairs very nice has Salt Lake History. The Momentum the have around the Park is nice to see and take pictures. I want to come back in April . It's very... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
58 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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