Park City Museum News

Locals Free Day

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. This day was made possible by the generous support of Hallie and Ted McFetridge.

Prohibition Lecture

Park City Museum lecture on Thursday, May 4th from 5-6PM. This December marks the centennial anniversary of one of the most ambitious legislative restrictions in U.S. history. The Eighteenth Amendment, which legally prohibited the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors,” set the stage for the “roaring twenties,” a decade now remembered for speakeasies, flapper
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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. If you need more information call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or education@parkcityhistory.org. This free day was made possible by the generous support of Stephen and Karen Roney.

Dick Steinheimer’s Train Adventures Lecture

Come join us at the Park City Museum on Monday, March 20th at 5PM to hear David Nicholas discuss Dick Steinheimer’s adventures traveling from Ogden to Park City by train in 1953. He rode the Union Pacific Trail and took photographs along the way. The photographs are from the Shirley Burman Collection as Shirley is
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Oregon Trail Lecture

“Westward Ho!” was the cry of hundreds of thousands of pioneers who traveled the Oregon Trail to seek a better life. Park City resident and pilot, Dorian De Maio, who previously presented his exploration of the Lewis and Clark Trail and Mountain Men era, once again uses his airplane to follow the emigrants west in
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What is “Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History?”

What is “Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History?” Come to the Park City Museum on Thursday, March 9, at 5:00 p.m. to hear Co-Chairs Sally Elliott and Rory Murphy talk about this timely project to stabilize the last remaining relics of our glorious mining past. Just 24 years after the first pioneers reached the Salt
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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.”