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Park City Museum

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Highly Recommended - a Must See

Locals and visitors should all spend time in the Park City Museum. What an amazing experience. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nice Local Museum

Good local museum. Well done displays and children friendly. Worth a visit to get an idea of... read more

Reviewed 6 days 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 4 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank Vera W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Natsy42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Park City started off as a mining town, and the explanations of the millionaires that were created as a result of these mines are interesting. Of note is the fact that the museum acknowledges the contributions of the many diverse groups who also helped create...More

Thank 949sharonl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From street, museum looks small. Adult fee is $12. Does have three levels and is still small, but concise. I came out with a better understanding of old mining towns. I have visited many California gold Rush towns along the Mother Lode, and this fits...More

Thank TedL1049
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A gem located in the center of Park City historic district. The museum covers the history of Park City and life in the area. Gives a good picture of life in the mines and the people that worked there-well worth a visit. I particularly enjoyed...More

Thank augwech
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I had peaked in the museum the previous day and decided against going in - it seemed a bit small and we had to pay an entrance fee. After looking at the positive reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to visit the following day. What...More

Thank BabsJ1964
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This museum is very well done. It has a lot of interactive displays that very cool. The information about the mining operation and old jail are very interesting. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank jaynewayne
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The history of Park City presented in attractive and imaginative displays. Lots of information about mining activities of early days of Park City, life in the late 19th century West and the development of the skiing industry and the Olympics of 2002. A really nice...More

Thank Kabob A
Reviewed August 29, 2018

A wonderful museum in the middle of town. I took the walking tour and learned much about the old city.

Thank cigarsteve1
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Sarah B
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Trudy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an elevator inside that accesses all three levels.
August 3, 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.