Posted on: September 12, 2012
During your next Park City vacation, visit these great museums recommended by our Park City resort
Park City Museum: With a five star rating on Trip Advisor, this museum shouldn’t be missed and is essential for any Park City vacation. It details the history of the area and its evolution from a silver mining settlement to a world class ski town. There are informative exhibits, events, tours and more. Click here to take a five minute video tour of the museum.
Commemorative Air Force Utah Wing Museum: Just a short drive away, this museum features over 150 refurbished World War II aircraft and exhibits that tell their individual stories. Plan your Park City vacation in advance and you will be able to attend the museum’s famed annual air show as well.
Alf Engen Ski Museum: Named after the famous Norwegian skier Alf Engen who set several ski jumping records, this excellent museum is located in the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center at Utah Olympic Park. It displays more than 300 trophies, medals, uniforms, scrapbooks, skis, photos and other collectables. The museum also has an education component for children that teaches them more about Utah’s colourful history and the snow cycle.
The George Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum: Also located at Utah Olympic Park is this collection dedicated to the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, which were hosted in the area. This state of the art museum features exhibits dedicated to each of the sports at the Olympic Winter Games including cross country skiing, curling, alpine skiing and more. They even have a stunning collection of Olympic medals on display as well.
Summit Country Courthouse Museum: Situated just a few miles away, this museum is located in the basement of a historic early 1900s courthouse. During your visit, you will discover a collection of antiques and memorabilia from the area’s Wild West days.
Coming for a Park City vacation? Stay with our Park City resort for an unforgettable experience.
Park City Peaks is a unique combination of excellent old fashioned service mixed with all the comforts and amenities of modern life. Our world class accommodation offers the ideal ski resort experience and our free shuttle can have you exploring downtown’s historical buildings within just minutes. View the Park City Peaks gallery to see some photos of our Park City hotel, find out more about our perfect mountain location and contact us to make a reservation.