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Great Museums to Visit In Park City

By September 24, 2012 No Comments

Park City was one of the first ski resort towns in the United States and was founded by Mormon pioneers. It has an interesting history, which we covered a few months ago on the Park City Peaks blog and tourists who come to our tranquil town enjoy finding out how it was established.   If you’re curious about Park City, there are several excellent museums in the area which have plenty of excellent information, local artifacts and more.

Museums to Visit in Park City

Park City Museum: With a five star rating on Trip Advisor, this museum shouldn’t be missed and is essential for any Park City vacation. It details the history of the area and its evolution from a silver mining settlement to a world class ski town. There are informative exhibits, events, tours and more. Click here to take a five minute video tour of the museum.

The George Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum: Also located at Utah Olympic Park is this collection dedicated to the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, which were hosted in the area. This state of the art museum features exhibits dedicated to each of the sports at the Olympic Winter Games including cross country skiing, curling, alpine skiing and more. They even have a stunning collection of Olympic medals on display as well.

Click here to see all museums worth visiting in Park City.

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