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This is the Place Heritage Park

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Address: 2601 Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone Number: +1 801-582-1847
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Leisure education
Description: This Is The Place for FUN in the West! Explore a Pioneer Village, Ride...
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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We visited here on a Sunday when prices happen to be discounted because some of the buildings are not open. The tour starts with a train ride around the perimeter of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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285 reviews 285 reviews
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180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited here on a Sunday when prices happen to be discounted because some of the buildings are not open. The tour starts with a train ride around the perimeter of the facility with a well described commentary. After then you are free to walk the streets and view the various buildings with excellent descriptions of where they were first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoyed our visit with the kids. They enjoyed the history and the details. I just wish that all the areas would have been opened during our visit.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We visited for the first time on April 11th for a couple of hours. We did not have kids with us, but I could see this park as a good educational tool for kids (and a good way for them to expend energy). I would never pay the full price of $11 for adults. We did this as part of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We went to This is the Place for a family outing because we thought our young children would enjoy the baby animals. The park had baby chicks, bunnies, and baby goats that the kids could pet. They did enjoy the experience with the animals. However, even though it is now considered their summer season, most of the attractions that the... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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217 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We took our kids here and walked around and had a good time. I wouldn't plan on spending too long because there just isn't enough to keep your kids that entertained. Maybe that is just a parenting problem we have though hahahahaha.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
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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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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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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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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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