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“Absolutely a must visit!”
Review of Park City Museum

Park City Museum
Ranked #5 of 95 things to do in Park City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 prices declined, Park City reinvented itself as a ski resort town. Interactive displays tell the Park City story in an engaging manner. Fun for the whole family! Open 7 days a week (Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun 12-6).
Park City, Utah
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Absolutely a must visit!”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

This museum, perched over the old-town police jail cells, is an awesome experience. Whoever planned this museum did a great job of packing in some fascinating exhibits covering the mining and ski history of Park CIty. When I moved to Park City 2 years ago, the kids and I went to the museum expecting a quick 1-hour visit and ended up staying 4 hours. When visitors from out of town are staying with me, I always take them to the museum.

Visited August 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Visit the museum before dinner”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

A neat model of the mine -- horses were born, lived, and died all underground. Hard life for them and the miners.

Visited September 2012
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White Plains, New York
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52 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent little museum”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

It was great to learn about the mining and ski history of Park City. The museum is well organized and very informative. Many exhibits are hands on.

Visited September 2012
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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Unique museum”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Fun for kids and adults. Interactive. Helpful staff. Great working model of a silver mine. very scary dungeon!

Visited August 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent place to learn!”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

This is a very well run museum filled with interactive and technological media to help you learn about park city, the atom bomb scare, and the jail. You could spend 2-3hrs if you wanted to learn everything. There are 3 floors of stuff to learn. My favourite was the atom bomb section and watching the video. It was so funny looking at videos back in the days. Learn about the jail and who died there. The book which turned into a video was a very good touch. It's definitely a must see in Park City

Visited August 2012
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