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Park City Museum

Closes in 18 min: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Great way to spend a couple of hours

We had some time to kill before departing Park City and, since it was our first visit, we decided... read more

Reviewed today
Highest Recommendation for this little gem...

You would think a small museum in a small town would be just a nice thing to do with family, which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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528 Main St, Park City, UT 84060-5153
+1 435-649-7457
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Reviewed today

We had some time to kill before departing Park City and, since it was our first visit, we decided to learn more about the area and history. We were not disappointed. While small, it was well kept and chocked full of interesting stuff, history, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You would think a small museum in a small town would be just a nice thing to do with family, which we did. But it ended up being really amazing, I am going to go back. So much information and the mining aspect was fascinating....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank shannon_nyc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum provides really interesting insights into the history of Park City as a mining town, the rise of ski tourism, and it's status as a bit of an outlaw town within Mormon Utah. Exhibits are very well done, hands on / interactive for kids....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DTRey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ticked away behind a store front on Maon St is a museum dedicated to the history of Park City. From its humble mining origins to its latter day (no pun intended) iteration as a not so humble ski Mecca, the museum explores how Park City...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stlouisphoenix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small museum gives a great history of how Park City began as a key silver mining town and it's transition to a world-class ski resort. If you have 45 minutes to wait on someone coming off the ski slopes, or just need a short...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DIatx
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Really nice museum. I recommend. It sits on top of the original Park City jail and you can go down to see it. Lots of silver mining artifacts. $12 for adults. Small museum, but plenty to see. It does have an elevator.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crazypinklizard
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Fun stop for the kids. Nice gift shop and adjoining museum. The museum is fairly small and there is an admission fee. Our kids love looking at all the cool artifacts and trinkets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Toro9
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Locals and visitors should all spend time in the Park City Museum. What an amazing experience. I was there with family - ages 7-50 - and everyone loved it. Interactive, interesting and fun.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank XtinaPC
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Good local museum. Well done displays and children friendly. Worth a visit to get an idea of mining history. Helpful and polite volunteers run it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vera W
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple hours at the Park City Museum and loved it! Went on a Saturday afternoon in October and it was calm and quiet. I was the only visitor for about 30 min which was awesome. Lots of great displays and some fun interactive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sarah B
4 April 2018|
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Response from Trudy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an elevator inside that accesses all three levels.
4 August 2015|
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Response from sarek1cat | Reviewed this property |
2 for 1 coupons can be found in the local newspaper (Park Record), especially during the shoulder seasons & the summer.