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Fort Douglas Military Museum

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A visual delight!

Upon entering the museum, you encounter multiple figures from various periods of Army history. The... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
949sharonl
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Palo Alto, California
Small but worthwhile

My son is a military history buff, so we seek out military museums on our travels. This museum was... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
hlbrink
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St. Louis, MO
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Upon entering the museum, you encounter multiple figures from various periods of Army history. The displays throughout the museum are, as I said in the title, a visual delight. Although this site is small, it contains interesting information about the Civil War Army outpost that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

My son is a military history buff, so we seek out military museums on our travels. This museum was small, but had very interesting exhibits, especially the collection of vehicles on the back lot. Very nice and helpful staff (I think they were volunteers). We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The Fort Douglas Military Museum is a fantastic little museum. The staff there are very knowledgeable, and more than willing to help you with any questions that you may have. They also guide you around any of the exhibits, and give you information about each....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

If you've been to some of the other museums in Salt Lake City like the Pioneer Memorial Museum, then this military museum will seem rather small: you'll be able to get round it in less than 90 minutes. But actually that wasn't such a bad...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

The Fort Douglas Military Museum is located on picturesque Officer's Circle within historic (but still functional) Fort Douglas, which is itself located on the University of Utah campus. The museum is fairly small, and its collection is focused largely on military uniforms, and secondly on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

I think this is a great museum that showcases Utah's involvement in the military. This specializes in the history of Ft Douglas. This museum is free of charges but does accept donations to keep it going. We enjoyed the educational information inside and outside in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

I had a few hours to kill and this museum was close by. Wow! If you are into military history, it is well worth it. The location at old Fort Douglas is easy to find and fairly well marked. Parking was right outside the front...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Allfunallthetime
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

We got to the museum as a field trip was there. Lots and lots of kids. However that did not take away from our visit. The place has plans to expand in the future. A nice museum at a great price.

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank JMPJER
Reviewed April 19, 2017

The Fort Douglas Museum is GREAT museum to visit while you are in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is very close to downtown and it is only a 10 minute tram ride away, also lots of parking if you have vehicle. The special events that...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

The museum was housed in a renovated building and was nicely layout over several rooms. The displays are well maintained and clearly labeled. There is also an outdoor area where some field guns, helicopters and vehicles/tanks are on display. However, we struggled to occupy ourselves...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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cyd2020
July 27, 2016|
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Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
You can also stay right next to Fort Douglas at the University Guest House. I have stayed there once and it's a great small hotel.
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RobertCh
May 26, 2015|
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Response from mmkhoffman | Property representative |
The exact date is to be determined but we are planning for everything to be complete by June 20, 2015 (Fort Douglas Day). We are open during the renovations, giving a peak into how a museum comes together.
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