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Address: 2601 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1453
Phone Number: +1 801-582-1847
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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, play at Irrigation Station Splash Pad 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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Worth the Drive Up

The history and monuments to the people who discovered and settled in the Salt Lake City area is impressive. We did not visit any other part of the park.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Rogers, AR
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Rogers, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The history and monuments to the people who discovered and settled in the Salt Lake City area is impressive. We did not visit any other part of the park.

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Quitman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised with the town set up. It was like a pioneer town with many original buildings that were moved in. The whole family enjoyed it. A must see when visiting SLC! Allow yourself at least 4 hours to enjoy the park. We were there about 2 hours and didn't get to see everything. But got to visit... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful collection of pioneer buildings restored or authentic reproductions funded by local families and businesses. Be sure to go inside each building where outfitted people portray a particular time, craft, or skill. Don't miss the native American dancing. "Gold" mining was fun for toddlers and teens. Peaceful grounds; pleasant walk. Donuts are great.

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Richfield, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really fun. My kids got to learn about old pioneer stuff first hand. they really did an amazing job recreating it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed our visit to This is the Place Heritage Park. I only thought they had old historic LDS homes and buildings at the park (which they do) and little else but each home or building that was open to the public had a volunteer or docent in pioneer clothing waiting inside to tell you who lived there and showed... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It s a great place, the little shop and museum area. The movie was great. Walked up the back to the replicas of how they lived back in the 1800 Sweden they settled.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to learn about American pioneers, and imagine how they lived in years past. This park makes it easy to imagine, and feel, how these folks lived. They have made a "mini village" from quite a few original buildings that have been moved there, or some that have been recreated to what they would have been. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were driving to the Pony Express Monument we passed the Heritage Park. Soon we realize the Pony Express Monument was IN Heritage Park. This park has amazing statues that are HUGE. It’s difficult to pull yourself away from them because they are so amazing and big. There are statues of the Pony Express, the Mormon Batallion, and even... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok history lovers you get to stand in the spot where the Mormon prophet Brigham Young came into the Salt Lake Valley after taking the Mormons across the plains and in terrible conditions and declaring to the Mormon Pioneers that this is where they would make there home. To many chagrined Mormons there was a desert but Young told them... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had family visiting me from Oregon and was looking for something that would appeal to kids ages 5-16. This was perfect! Everyone had a great time. The only thing that would have made it better was if they had more food choices there.

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