Park City Museum News

Runaway Train Lecture by David Nicholas

On April 26, 1968 the Union Pacific Park City local suffered a catastrophic failure of its braking system – while in town! To the terror of multiple eye witnesses the unmanned train hurtled through town ultimately derailing on a sharp curve as the tracks turned east out of town. Please join us at 5pm on
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Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tour 2018

Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tour 2018 The Park City Museum and the Glenwood Cemetery Association will be hosting a Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tour on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:45am-12pm and 12:45pm-2:00pm. Park City history will come alive through re-enactors in costume standing at various gravesites discussing life and death in the old historic mining town.
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Guided Historic Park Avenue Walking Tour with Jan Jaworski

Come join Jan Jaworski for a tour of historic Park Avenue. Learn about the churches, homes, and architecture of one of Park City’s oldest streets. Tours will only be given on the following dates: Tuesday, July 17th at 11:30a.m.; Tuesday, July 31st at 11:30a.m.; Tuesday, August 14th at 11:30a.m.; and Tuesday, August 28th at 11:30a.m.
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John Horton Slaughter Speaks About His Life

Come meet John Horton Slaughter who is being portrayed by actor Gerry Miller on Sunday, July 15th from 6-8PM at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. John Slaughter was an Arizona rancher, businessman, territorial legislator, army scout, town founder, and lawman and major contributor to Arizona’s history. But
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Abraham Lincoln and the Telegraph Lecture presented by Steve Reggentin

Park City Museum will have an Abraham Lincoln and the Telegraph Lecture presented by Steve Reggentin on Thursday, July 12th from 5-6PM at the Park City Education and Collections Building located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. Mr. Reggentin will discuss how the telegraph was new technology at the time and how President Lincoln used the telegraph
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New Volunteer Orientation

The Park City Museum is looking for new volunteers and we would love your help! Join us for our New Volunteer Orientation scheduled for June 28, 2018 from 3-5PM to learn about the many opportunities to help preserve, protect, and promote Park City’s history. The Park City Museum seeks volunteers to help install and take
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Historic Home Tour – June 23, 2018 from 10AM-3PM

  Tickets now available! The 2018 Historic Home Tour will take place on Saturday June 23, 2018 from 10am – 3pm and explore the historic homes of Woodside and Park avenues. Tour Headquarters will be located at the Town Lift Plaza, 825 Main Street. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-Members. Purchase tickets
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Historic Main Street Walking Tours, June 18th through August 31st

Put on your walking shoes and explore Park City’s Historic Main Street! Explore the architecture and stories of Park City’s unique history—from the days as a booming mine town to an emerging ski town. The Park City Museum’s popular Historic Main Street Walking Tours are from June 18th to August 31st. Weather permitting the tours
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Memorial Service for the 1941 B-18 Bomber Crash

What: Memorial Day Service to remember the 1941 B-18 bomber crash Where: Park City Cemetery, 1300 Kearns Blvd. When: Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, 9:00am – 10:00am (reception to follow at the Park City Museum, 528 Main Street)   Details: On a stormy night on November 17, 1941, an Army Air Corps B-18 bomber crashed
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Museum Closed for Cleaning

Museum will be closed all day for cleaning of the exhibits on both April 25th and 26th. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

Museum Closed for Cleaning

Museum will be closed all day for cleaning of the exhibits on both April 25th and 26th. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

Riding the Highways in the Family Car Lecture presented by Susan S. Rugh

Park City Museum is proud to present Riding the Highways in the Family Car Lecture presented by Susan S. Rugh on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5-6pm at the Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The family vacation was a middle-class ritual for Americans blessed by postwar prosperity in the mid-20th century.
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Free Admission Day Sponsored by Sydney Reed

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

New Volunteer Orientation Training February 15th from 3-5pm

The Park City Museum is looking for new volunteers and we would love your help! Join us for our New Volunteer Orientation scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 3-5PM to learn about the many opportunities to help preserve, protect, and promote Park City’s history. The Park City Museum seeks volunteers to help install and
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition Lecture presented by Dorian DeMaio

Park City Museum will present a lecture by Dorian DeMaio called The Lewis and Clark Expedition on Wednesday, February 7th from 5-6PM at Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located on 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The Louisiana Purchase and the subsequent Lewis and Clark Expedition forever changed this nation and has captured the imaginations of
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Pop Jenks Revisited Lecture and Book Signing

Pop Jenks Revisited In 1988 the Park City Museum published a small book celebrating the life and work of local photographer J.E. Jenkins, better known as Pop Jenks. The museum store ran out of copies many years ago. Now, with the help of a digital search program and the recollections of Jenkins’ daughter, Thelma Uriarte,
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