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Worth the stop.

Really cool stop. Very interesting. Only open on Saturday. So plan ahead. The locals can tell you... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Gabriela P
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Fun spot for local history

Well worth the time to visit to gain insight into western and local history- including but not... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Houndoc
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Grantsville, Utah
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7 Jul 2018
“Worth the stop. ”
19 Jun 2018
“Fun spot for local history”
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Really cool stop. Very interesting. Only open on Saturday. So plan ahead. The locals can tell you more history in depth.

Thank Gabriela P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Well worth the time to visit to gain insight into western and local history- including but not limited to the Donner-Reed expedition. You often do need to plan ahead to access the museum as does not have regular hours, but visiting with the local volunteers...More

Thank Houndoc
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Looks like a really interesting stop. Unfortunately the sign said the buildings are only unlocked on Saturdays. Read the plaques and walked around the small ground area anyway.

Thank CinPfl
Reviewed 11 April 2017

loads of information and items to see for a small museum they have stuff they from the Donner - Reed families that was left on the flats as they went west across them

Thank pauline h
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a small interesting museum in a small Utah town. It is operated by the local residents and contains some very interesting artifacts of the Donner Party.

Thank Brent D
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This little museum is a great place to take a travel break. Early pioneer historic museum artifacts housed on a quiet side street, makes for a brief but interesting rest stop before heading on to Salt Lake city to the North or Wendover to the...More

Thank brucebcb
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The Donner Party traveled through this area at the end of August 1846. Early September in that year they reached the spring near Pilot Peak after having crossed the Salt Lake desert. The harsh conditions in this area caused huge losses to their wagon train...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2016

The Donner Party traveled through this area at the end of August 1846. Early September 1846 they reached the spring near Plot Peak after crossing the Salt Lake desert. The harsh conditions caused huge losses and part of the delay they experienced on their journey...More

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