Park City Museum News

New Volunteer Orientation February 15, 2017 from 3-5 PM

The Park City Museum is looking for new volunteers and we would love your help! Join us for our New Volunteer Orientation scheduled for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 3-5 PM 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
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New Volunteer Orientation February 7, 2017 from 5-7 PM

The Park City Museum is looking for new volunteers and we would love your help! Join us for our New Volunteer Orientation scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 5-7 PM 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
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Locals Free Day! (Dec. 6, 2016)

Enjoy free admission to the Park City Museum today! We will have hands-on activities from 1pm to 4pm.  Visit for the first time or come back for your favorites. Be sure to check out our current traveling exhibit, Apron Chronicles (it closes on Friday!).  For more information: Call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

Locals Free Day! (Nov. 15, 2016)

Enjoy free admission to the Park City Museum today! We will have hands-on activities from 1pm to 4pm.  Visit for the first time or come back for your favorites. Be sure to check out our current traveling exhibit, Apron Chronicles.  For more information: Call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

Writing Your Memories Workshop (Nov. 4, 2016)

EllynAnne Geisel will present her signature Writing Your Memories Workshop, subtitled, “Harriet Nelson May Have Died, But She Isn’t Dead.” (Friday, November 4th from 10AM-12PM) With an assortment of old aprons as the inspiration, attendees will revisit their past, record recollections in a Memory Trigger Notebook, and write their first story in the format EllynAnne
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Live PC, Give PC (Nov. 4, 2016)

Make a real impact! Every November, our community comes together for 24 hours of giving. Live PC, Give PC is on November 4, 2016 – one extraordinary day to support to the organizations that make Park City so special. Help preserve, protect, and promote local history by donating to the Park City Museum on this
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A Celebration of the Apron (Nov. 3, 2016)

A Celebration of the Apron: Remembering the Richness of Our Lives Through a Humble Icon. Accompanied by a laundry basket full of aprons, EllynAnn Geisel speaks on the apron’s historical odyssey, shares her life-changing apron journey, and discusses the people, aprons and stories she’s met and collected along the way. Audience members are encouraged to
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Locals Free Day! (Oct. 18, 2016)

Enjoy free admission to the Park City Museum today! We will have hands-on activities from 1pm to 4pm.  Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits.  For more information: Call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

2016 Dungeon Party (Oct. 16, 2016)

  Celebrate Halloween and come in costume!! Best Costume prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd places. Mingle and enjoy refreshments provided by Deer Valley and the Brass Tag Restaurant. This is a members-only event, free with your membership renewal, or join now at http://parkcityhistory.org/membership/   At the Brass Tag Restaurant (inside the Lodges at
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Apron Chronicles (Sep. 16 – Dec. 11, 2016)

Our traveling exhibit The Apron Chronicles explores the American experience as seen and read through nearly 50 images, text in story form, and 155 vintage aprons. The exhibit arose from a collaboration between self-described “apron curator” or “apron archaeologist” EllynAnne Geisel, and award-winning documentary photographer Kristina Loggia. The stories explore the people behind the aprons
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Locals Free Day! (Sept. 13, 2016)

Enjoy free admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits.  We will have hands-on activities from 1pm to 4pm. For more information: Call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

Float in Miner’s Day parade (Sept. 5, 2016)

Cheer the museum’s float as it passes by during the Miner’s Day parade! Park City’s been celebrating Miner’s Day for 119 years so this is a great chance to watch (or be in!!) the parade. Afterwards there is a BBQ lunch, races, music, and a mucking and drilling competition down at City Park put on
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Kid Craft Day

Make a craft to go along with our newest exhibit “House and Home.”

Kid Craft Day

Make a craft to go along with our newest exhibit “House and Home.”

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Education and Collections Center

Come help us honor the past and build our future at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Park City Museum’s new Education and Collections Center. Utah’s First Lady Jeanette Herbert and Park City Mayor Jack Thomas will be among some of the special guests at the ceremony. Light refreshments will follow

Historic Home Tour – Lower Park Ave and Woodside

This year’s tour will explore the historic homes on lower Park Ave and lower Woodside. Discover how today’s residents make creative use of these small historic miners’ cottages. Because of the area’s distance from Main Street, this neighborhood was settled later in Park City’s history so features a varied collection of local vernacular architecture popular during
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House & Home (June 16 – August 11, 2016)

What make a house a home?  Throughout American history, people have lived in all sorts of places, from military barracks and two‐story colonials to college dormitories and row houses.  Drawn from the flagship installation at The National Building Museum, House & Home embarks on a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and
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Locals Free Day!

Enjoy free admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits.  We will have hands-on activities throughout the day. For more information: Call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.

Storytime and Craft

Come listen to a few of the five stories that our new exhibit, “Go Figure” is all about.  These stories include: Frog and Toad are Friends, The Doorbell Rang, Arthur’s Pet Business, The Quilt, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  Participants will be able to do a craft after the reading. For more information on
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Math is Awesome: Helping Children Find Joy in Math

Learn six ways in which parents and grandparents can support the mathematical development of their children and help them rediscover the joy of mathematics at this lecture given by MaryAnn Moore, a middle school math teacher and Board Member from the Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The lecture will be held in the conference room
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Local’s Free Day

Enjoy Free Admission to the Park City Museum today! Visit for the first time, revisit your favorite exhibits, or come check out our newest traveling exhibit “Go Figure”.  Throughout the day, we will have hands-on activities all about “Go Figure” in the Tozer Gallery. For more information: Call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org.