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“Cute small town museum with great visiting display from the Smithsonian” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Park City Museum

Park City Museum
Ranked #5 of 88 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).
Wrangell, Alaska
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Cute small town museum with great visiting display from the Smithsonian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

I thought the museum was well put together with interesting displays depicting the timeline that is Park City. I would recommend a stop in here. One of the highlights is the talking book in the dungeon!

Visited September 2013
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2013

Enjoyed learning about PC history. Great recently updated venue. Stumbled upon it as we were strolling Main Street.

Visited June 2013
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Ringgold, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
“Small but wonderful museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

This visit takes about 45 minutes but can take up to 3 hours if
you soak it all in. Tickets cost $10 for adults with half price for visitors over 65. Children are $5 but that can include a surprise
at the end -so ask at the counter for how that works. A guide provides an overview but then you are on your own to move through the exhibits at your own pace. Lots of signage and well laid out exhibits including some that are interactive make the rich history of Park City come alive. Located in the heart of old town Park City, there are lots of other things to see and do but be sure to leave some time for this museum.

Visited August 2013
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Park City, Utah
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great place to start your visit.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

Love the displays of history - easy and quick to read snippets of history along with fun ways for kids to experience it. You can really picture what life must have been like for the miners. A must see.

Visited July 2013
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Burlington, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Well Done!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

This is a great little museum. It can easily be toured in an hour or if you are like me and enjoy reading all the signs can take upwards of 21/2 to 3. There are some very well done interactive exhibits, that kids (and adults) can enjoy. Don't miss the jail with the talking wanted posters! It does a great job of recapping the history of Park City in a fun and informative way. It also didn't sugar over some of the town's less than flattering. We had nine in our party, with 4 kids ages 8-15; all of the kids loved it. It does cost money but I didn't think it was unreasonable; kids under 6 are free, kids 7-17 are $5, adults are $10 and seniors over 65, students and miliary personel are $8. It's right on Main street in downtown Park City.

Visited August 2013
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