Live PC Give PC

With Live PC Give PC, you can. On November 6th, our community will come together for 24 hours of giving.  It’s one extraordinary day to support the organizations that make Park City special. And it’s your chance to make a real impact – every donation you make will give the Park City Museum the chance to
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Plastics Paradise Filming Screening

Members Annual Dungeon Party!

A Special Members-Only Event To avoid signing up at the door, renew online at  http://www.parkcityhistory.org/membership/join-now/

“History Speaks” Lecture: “From Marginalized Worker to Martyr: Joe Hill, the IWW and Utah, 1915-2015”

August 25, 5:30-7:00 at the Park City Museum This year marks 100 years since Joe Hill, an organizer, songwriter and cartoonist for the radical Industrial Workers of the World, was executed for the murder of a Salt Lake City grocer and his son. Hill went to his death denying his guilt. Many believed he was
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Calling All New Volunteers!

If you have ever wanted to be more involved at the Museum, now is a great time to jump in! Our Fall New Volunteer Orientation will be held Sept 2 from 3:00-5:00 here at the Park City Museum (528 Main Street). Come learn about the many ways to help us preserve, protect, and promote Park
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Historic Park City Main Street Walking Tour

Did you know… The Park City Museum leads a Historic Main Street Walking Tour from June 15-Sept 5, Monday-Saturday? Join us for a tour this summer! Meet at the Park City Museum at 2:00pm, and remember, as a member, tours are free for you. (No Tours: June 20, July 4, July 31 and Aug 1).
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“Step Right Up!”

In an era spanning the early 20th century, through depression ridden times and a dust bowl, one form of revelry thrived – the circus. Traveling from coast to coast, rail cars packed with canvas, exotic animal menageries, strongmen, fat ladies, and roustabouts brought a much needed relief to millions of Americans. The Park City Museum’s
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“History Speaks” Lecture: Utah's 19th Century Architecture Types

“History Speaks” Lecture: Utah’s 19th Century Architecture Types

Cory Jensen, Preservation Program Specialist and Architectural Historian at the Utah State Historic Preservation Office, will present “Utah’s 19th Century Architecture Types” at the Park City Museum (528 Main Street) on June 24 from 5:30-7:00. This presentation will discuss the defining characteristics of the vernacular house types of early Utah and how they were influenced
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The Pony Express in Utah Book Signing

The Pony Express in Utah is the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series of books. Co-authored by Pony Express historians, Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch, the book will dive into the short-lived days of the Pony Express. They will hold a talk and book signing on Thursday, April 23 from
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“Step Right Up” Exhibit Opens!

The Park City Museum has a new traveling exhibit, “Step Right Up! Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top, 1890-1965” that explores the experience of performers in traditional American circuses. To celebrate, the museum will be hosting hands-on activities related to the exhibit, along with a clown, during the day for families, free with
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April 9th is Local’s Free Day!

Thursday, April 9th This Local’s Free Day was generously sponsored by Lee Ann and Ellsworth Clarke. Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time, revisit your favorite exhibits, or come check out our traveling exhibit, “Step Right Up of the Behind The Scenes Circus Big Top-1890-1965” that explores the life
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A Special Historic Memorial Day Walking Tour

Put on your walking shoes and explore Park City’s Historic Main Street! Join us for a special Memorial Day Walking tour May 25 at 2:00pm. Discover the architecture and stories of Park City’s unique history—from the days as a booming mine town to an emerging ski town. This special Memorial Day tour is $5 per
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The Park City Museum’s Spring “History Speaks” Lecture Series

Are you interested in learning more about Park City’s rich history? The Park City Museum will host two lectures and one workshop that will cover the basics of Park City history. Join us for one (or all!) of the events below! All events held at the Park City Museum (528 Main Street). For more information
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Calling All New Volunteers!

Calling All New Volunteers!

Park City Museum volunteers are the life blood of our public tours, school tours, gallery guides and collections & exhibits assistance. If you have ever wanted to be more involved at the Museum, now is a great time to jump in! Our Spring New Volunteer Orientation will be held Feb 25 from 3:00-5:00 here at
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Congratulations to David Nicholas on winning the 10 Day Trip for Two to the Galapagos Islands!

Congratulations to David Nicholas on winning the 10 Day Trip for Two to the Galapagos Islands!

This Event Has Passed With your $100 donation, you could win this spectacular trip! Chance to win a once in a lifetime trip! Each $100 donation is entered for chance to win a 10-day expedition for two people aboard the intimate, expedition-scaled yacht that has been designed to bring you and your guest in close contact
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Silver Queen Ball

Saturday, December 27/ starting 6:00 pm/at Stein Eriksen Lodge We are excited to announce our annual Silver Queen Ball!  Join us for an evening of dinner, dancing, and auction at the Stein Eriksen Lodge. This year’s entertainment will feature The Orchestra, starring former ELO members “Performing ELO Greatest Hits”. For more information and to purchase tickets
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The Bison Herd on Antelope Island

Thursday, December 18 / 4:00-5:00 Join us for a presentation on December 18 at 4:00 about the bison herd on Antelope Island, one of the largest publicly owned bison herds in the nation. In 1893, 12 bison were purchased by the land owners at the time and set free on the island. Over the years,
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The Bison: American Icon

Few animals have conjured the power and symbolic presence of the North American bison.  Come and explore the meaning and the significance of this great North American icon, from the Plains Indian culture of the 1800s  through the commercial and national symbol of the present. The Bison: American Icon exhibition will be on view at the Park City
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