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Fort Douglas Military Museum

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Address: 32 Potter Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone Number: (801) 581-1251
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Nice representation of military history of Utah's particpation globally

The Fort Douglas Military Museum is located on the campus of the University of Utah. It is small, but still provides a lot of information about Utah and its military history. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2013
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Melbourne, Australia
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288 reviews 288 reviews
156 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Unfortunately at the time when we visited the museum was in the process of being moved into a recently renovated adjacent building. Whilst what we saw was interesting, it was a pity that so much had been packed up ready for the move. We'd like to see it again once the move is completed.

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Tooele, Utah
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place has had a revamp and it is beautiful. Love the monuments honoring women in the military. Its free and a great place for families and anyone. If you have not been in a while make sure you go. They also have special events all the time there

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Helena, MT
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

this is a very small museum located on the grounds of Fort Douglas in Salt Lake City. It is worth a quick peak. It is staffed by very knowledgeable volunteer docents. Very interesting insights into early Utah history. SEE IT!

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Fountain, Colorado
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10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

For a volunteer-run, no-fee museum with free parking, it's great! They don't have a lot of stuff, but if you're familiar with Utah military history, you'll probably appreciate it most.

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Orlando, Florida
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415 reviews 415 reviews
237 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This military museum has indoor exhibits, as well as outdoor equipment/machinery that you can view. Free parking is available on the street directly in front of the museum.

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Herriman, Utah, United States
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I have been fortunate to visit many Military Museums around the western world. This is worth the time, I have been many times and will continue to enjoy the history here.. The Fort Douglas area is storied in history from the State, and the nation. --DO YOUR HOMEWORK-- KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!!

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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289 attraction reviews
555 helpful votes 555 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

The Fort Douglas Military Museum is located on the campus of the University of Utah. It is small, but still provides a lot of information about Utah and its military history. It is not hard to find, as there are vehicles and aircraft outside as you drive up to it. The museum itself is free but donations are accepted. As... More 

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Roy, Utah
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

A real tribute to the men and women of the United Stated Military, I felt like I was in the battle field making history, very entertaining for the whole family

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Sandy, UT
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Enormous amount of military items and historical information regarding the Army in earlier days... Outside there are old military vehicles and items...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Small museums always have space and money issues to deal with but the Ft. Douglas museum never fails to do the most with the space they have and the money they get!! Fun for the big kids in every family.

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