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Pioneer Memorial Museum

300 N Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1632
+1 801-532-6479
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Love this Museum it was great look at all the old items the way it was all display but also very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
blueman66
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Tons of stuff to explore in this museum

We went here on a Saturday morning, walked from downtown hotel, past the temple for a nice brisk... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
cleichhorn
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Museum containing memorabilia from the age of the American pioneers.
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300 N Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1632
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+1 801-532-6479
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this Museum it was great look at all the old items the way it was all display but also very good

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We went here on a Saturday morning, walked from downtown hotel, past the temple for a nice brisk uphill walk. The docent was very friendly, gave us some highlights, then left us to explore the huge museum on our own. A family with small children...More

Thank cleichhorn
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

We arrived at 3:15pm under the impression that the museum closed at 5pm. The museum website, other online sources, the sign on the door and one of the volunteers had the same misinformation. The museum closed at 4pm and we saw as much as we...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

There are all kinds of things to see, for young and old, real history, things the Pioneers brought across the plains, clothes there wore, toys, wall decorations made with hair, paintings, pottery, silverware, dolls, knifes, guns, uniforms, you name it. And you can see it...More

Thank Jannette Z
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

You really have to commend the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers organization for being so dedicated to preserving the artifacts from the days of the Mormon pioneers -- particularly because most of the work is done by volunteers. This museum in particular houses an enormous...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

What a collection! We were impressed with the wide variety of items that were exhibited. We found the museum quite impressive.

Thank Joyce K
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

The museum has some nice prices,however whoever the curator is has never heard of overkill. Instead of displaying every item ever donated they need to select a few really good examples of each category. A real hodgepodge with nothing making an impression as a result

Thank Susan K
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is run by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and is clean with excellent displays. We felt is was more oriented to the pioneer people that settled Utah than a collection of artifacts.

Thank Royce A
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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Went to visit this museum. We are new to the area and enjoy thing like that. Plan on a couple of hours to see everything! There is a lot to see here. The artifacts are housed in 2, multi-level buildings. Ask at the entrance for...More

2  Thank Charles B
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

From furniture owned by Joseph Smith to a piano that was buried on the plains to preserve it to carriages to a two-headed goat to musical instruments from the 1800s, this museum has it. It's kind of like a very large small-town museum. Come ready...More

1  Thank SLC84102
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