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Pioneer Memorial Museum

300 N. Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1632
+1 801-538-1050
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Pioneer Museum

The museum has some nice prices,however whoever the curator is has never heard of overkill. Instead... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan K
via mobile
Pioneer History - More dedicated to the People than

This is run by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and is clean with excellent displays. We felt is was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Royce A
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Centerville, Utah
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Museum containing memorabilia from the age of the American pioneers.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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300 N. Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1632
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum has some nice prices,however whoever the curator is has never heard of overkill. Instead of displaying every item ever donated they need to select a few really good examples of each category. A real hodgepodge with nothing making an impression as a result

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is run by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers and is clean with excellent displays. We felt is was more oriented to the pioneer people that settled Utah than a collection of artifacts.

Thank Royce A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went to visit this museum. We are new to the area and enjoy thing like that. Plan on a couple of hours to see everything! There is a lot to see here. The artifacts are housed in 2, multi-level buildings. Ask at the entrance for...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

From furniture owned by Joseph Smith to a piano that was buried on the plains to preserve it to carriages to a two-headed goat to musical instruments from the 1800s, this museum has it. It's kind of like a very large small-town museum. Come ready...More

1  Thank SLC84102
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This museum is next to the Utah State Capitol. Its a great place to see lots of pioneer artifacts. I think it is the largest I have ever seen of its kind. It is free (with a donation box on site). This museum could take...More

2  Thank cheryle h
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A fabulous museum that has loads of things to see from several decades of western pioneers. The basement includes a carriage house with numerous wagons while the upper floors contain everything from clothing to personal effects. A great place to spend an hour or more.

2  Thank roamer61
Reviewed 18 October 2016

When I lived in SLC I used to take visitors here. It is 4 stories of Mormon Pioneer memorabilia and so interesting. You could spend several hours looking and reading about the Pioneers who came from Navo, Illinois to get away from prosecution. I am...More

2  Thank TucsonGrammy
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This museum houses the largest collection of pioneer artifacts in the country. They are organized by type, from rudimentary medical instruments to musical instruments hauled overland from the east coast. They demonstrate the culture of a people who left modern civilization in Europe or the...More

1  Thank Momx10
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is a huge place to visit ,there are 200,000 items housed and on display over 4 levels . Lots of items belonging to the early Mormon pioneers . Must see the refurbished fire truck ,it is a piece of art in its self ....More

1  Thank billt1958
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is the best collection of pioneer artifacts I have ever seen. Four floors of historical collections that took me back. For example, the carriages and buggies were amazing. One could see how people lived, not an easy life with all of the daily tools...More

Thank gordonrlangford
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