Park City Museum News

Free Admission to Park City Museum

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

Mayflower Mine-Hot, Wet, Payable Gold Lecture by Keith Droste

Park City Museum and the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History will host a lecture called Mayflower Mine-Hot, Wet, Payable Gold presented by Keith Droste on Wednesday, October 2nd from 5-6 p.m. at the Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The lecture will focus on this unique Park City Mining District enterprise. 
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Glenwood Cemetery Tour 2019

The Park City Museum will be hosting a Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tour on Saturday, September 28, 2019 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. Law and Order in Park City will be the overall theme this
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Glenwood Cemetery Lecture by Barbara Martz

Come learn more about the history of Glenwood Cemetery with Barbara Martz on Wednesday, September 25th from 5-6 p.m. at the Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive.  Barbara has been a member of the Glenwood Cemetery Committee for years and will explain the history of Glenwood that was established for miners and their
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Free Admission to Park City Museum

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

Overhead Tramways in Park City Lecture by Steve Leatham

Park City Museum and the Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History are hosting a lecture called Overhead Tramways in Park City presented by Steve Leatham from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. The Doppelmayr-Garaventa Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of ski lifts.  Today
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I Remember When Panel Discussion

What was it like growing up in Park City when it was a mining town? What changes occurred when Park City went from mining to skiing? What did families do in their backyards or porches in the past? What was Park City like before and during the Olympics? How have the schools changed over the
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Historic Home Tour 2019

Each June, we celebrate history with the Annual Historic Home Tour! Join the Park City Museum as we showcase some of Park City’s most beautiful and interesting historic homes for this one-day only special event. Discover how today’s residents make creative use of these small historic miners’ cottages. The 2019 Historic Home Tour will take
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Free Day at the Museum!

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

Memorial Day Ceremony and Plaque Unveiling

Join us on Monday morning for a Memorial Ceremony at 9 a.m. and for a plaque unveiling at 10 a.m (see poster). The plaque will honor and commemorate servicemen whose plane crashed into Iron Mountain in 1941. The crash and the escape of several of the men was the subject of Wednesday’s Way We Were
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Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon Lecture given by Lynn Arave

Park City Museum will host Lynn Arave who will give a lecture titled Showcasing the Legacy of Lagoon on Thursday, May 16th from 5-6 p.m. at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. Only 7 amusement parks in the United States have older histories than Lagoon – and they
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Free Admission to Park City Museum

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

“My mule enjoyed the joke:” A.J. Russell’s Western Adventures, 1868-1869 Lecture Presented by Daniel Davis

“My mule enjoyed the joke:” A.J. Russell’s Western Adventures, 1868-1869 Presenter: Daniel Davis, Photograph Curator and Associate Librarian, Utah State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Andrew J. Russell took nearly 1,000 photographs of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1868 and 1869. Today his photographs are analyzed as art, as historical evidence, and as cultural
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Park City Documentary Screens at Santy Auditorium

PARK CITY DOCUMENTARY SCREENS AT SANTY AUDITORIUM The documentary “Silver and Snow—The Park City Story” will have a rare public screening April 24 at 5 p.m. at Santy Auditorium in the Park City Library Building. The one hour documentary was produced by Park City resident Larry Warren just prior to the 2002 Winter Olympics and
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Free Admission to the Museum!

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