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Fort Douglas Military Museum

32 Potter St, Salt Lake City, UT 84113-5046
+1 801-581-1251
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32 Potter St, Salt Lake City, UT 84113-5046
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had a few hours to kill and this museum was close by. Wow! If you are into military history, it is well worth it. The location at old Fort Douglas is easy to find and fairly well marked. Parking was right outside the front...More

Thank Allfunallthetime
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We got to the museum as a field trip was there. Lots and lots of kids. However that did not take away from our visit. The place has plans to expand in the future. A nice museum at a great price.

Thank JMPJER
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Fort Douglas Museum is GREAT museum to visit while you are in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is very close to downtown and it is only a 10 minute tram ride away, also lots of parking if you have vehicle. The special events that...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The museum was housed in a renovated building and was nicely layout over several rooms. The displays are well maintained and clearly labeled. There is also an outdoor area where some field guns, helicopters and vehicles/tanks are on display. However, we struggled to occupy ourselves...More

Thank captk2071
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The relationship of the early Mormon settlers and the Federal Government was difficult and the military had a significant role. This museum covers this and also covers subsequent military roles that Utah citizen soldiers themselves played in U.S. history. There are some interesting artifacts from...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I took my 10 year old grandson to the museum one afternoon last month before school started. We both really enjoyed the museum. It is very well organized and easy to follow the history of the fort and the military experience in the West. It...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Don't go out of you way unless your a history buff or the kids want to see some old military vehicles.

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Ft. Douglas today is but a fraction of the sprawling western military reservation of decades past. Once used as an outpost to monitor the early Mormons, it is now an Army Reserve Center that hosts several Army Reserve units. The museum sits on the north...More

2  Thank rand0mvisits
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We went to Fort Douglas Military Museum on Memorial Day Weekend. Although they were moving, there was still many good exhibits on the war effort. The tanks, planes, cannons, cars, and military trucks that we saw outside was also good. There is also a memorial...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed 3 November 2015

No problem finding parking on the street outside. We had a bit more problem finding the museum, as they had moved most of it next door! No signs. The exhibits are military in nature, and have a material Viet Nam inclusion. Uniforms, firearms, swords, picture...More

2  Thank ranles76
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cyd2020
Where is the close hotel? I'm bringing my parents in Oct. to see the museum and the house where we lived! ( Early '60's) I was there 2 summers ago! So impressed!!!! Dad was Capt. H. E. Reagor, Jr. and we lived on the corner across from officers circle. I was about 3 years old ,but remember so much. I used to play on the cannon in the parade yard with with my baby brother. We will be bringing photos and other items my mother still has from when we lived there!!!!!!!!!!
28 July 2016|
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Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
You can also stay right next to Fort Douglas at the University Guest House. I have stayed there once and it's a great small hotel.
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robert c
When will the renovations be completed?
27 May 2015|
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Response from mmkhoffman | Property representative |
The exact date is to be determined but we are planning for everything to be complete by June 20, 2015 (Fort Douglas Day). We are open during the renovations, giving a peak into how a museum comes together.
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