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Park City Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great little museum-I think it's haunted ;)

It was a fun experience and I'd like to go back. Nice way to learn about Park City's history. Go... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Sally T
Park City, Utah
Park City Walking Tour

The Park City Museum organizes a tour of the city. We signed up a day a head and glad we did as the... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Diane S
Rancho Mirage, California
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Discover Park City's history at the Park City Museum on Historic Main Street. Prospectors discovered silver in 1868 in the area that soon after became Park City. Mine owners made fortunes, while thousands of miners simply made a living. After silver...more
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528 Main St, Park City, UT 84060-5153
+1 435-649-7457
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 22, 2014

I have one of those mothers who always had a 'museum stop' on every major vacation, so by the time I became an adult, it was ingrained in me to stop at these places. This place is like Mary Poppin's carpet bag. So many levels,...More

4  Thank Amanda T
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 6, 2014

We thought it was cheesy to have a donation jar on the counter when they were already charging for admission. Kids were affraid of the Jail cell inside.More

1  Thank peter n
PChistory, Guest Relations Manager at Park City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Thank you for your visit to the Park City Museum. We are sorry to hear your experience wasn't up to your standards. Our jail can be a little scary for little ones. The Territorial Jail was built in 1885 and is the original jail in...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

It was a fun experience and I'd like to go back. Nice way to learn about Park City's history. Go on the walking tour of Park City if you get a chance. Back to the museum. The downstairs prison was definitely worthwhile. Anyone else sense...More

Thank Sally T
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The Park City Museum organizes a tour of the city. We signed up a day a head and glad we did as the tour fills up very quickly. The limit is 15 people. The day of the tour several people were turned away. Unfortunately they...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Before vacationing in Park City, I had no idea about the deep mining history in Park City. We loved the museum and it had great interactive displays for our kids. We learned so much about Park City and loved the original jail cell in the...More

Thank candicew00d
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Loved this small museum, very informative. Entrance fee is a little pricey if just seeing the museum. We took the historical walking tour of Main Street and museum entrance, that price was well worth it. Our tour guide was excellent.

Thank mbstecklein
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We felt that the entrance fee for this VERY small museum was extortionate and there was not that much to see and that what there was was not very well presented.

Thank PETRA001
Reviewed July 13, 2018

There is an information visitors center inside. So, while the museum exhibits were interesting, we also got some helpful information and advice about other sightseeing opportunities. The staff were friendly. Some of the literature on travel in PC area featured some coupons that ended up...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

A really nice Museum, that's very informative about Park City, it kept my teenagers engaged all the way through. The staff were all really cheerful.

Thank Dan2001BT
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Really interesting museum. Interesting to learn about Silver Mining in Park City. The jail in the basement was a big draw for the kids! Lots of things to see and do! Good value for the money, pleasant staff!

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Learn how the silver mining town became a premier skiing destination. Silver mining was a tough way to make a living and the museum does an excellent job of showing life back in the day with a variety of exhibits. The basement includes a jail...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This museum on the main street presents unusual information about the mining history of the town with a 30 foot (?) model of a working mine. Great way to understand the "how" of a precious metal mine. Almost amazing was the former mine car that...More

1  Thank pmjc
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Sarah B
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Trudy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an elevator inside that accesses all three levels.
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Response from sarek1cat | Reviewed this property |
2 for 1 coupons can be found in the local newspaper (Park Record), especially during the shoulder seasons & the summer.