Pioneer Memorial Museum

Pioneer Memorial Museum Daughters of Utah Pioneers museum with six floors of artifacts relating to pioneer and Utah history. A hidden treasure and a must see for people visiting Salt Lake. Known locally as Utah's attic ...

The centennial of the transcontinental railroad all but excluded the Chinese workers who helped build it. As Utah marks ...
02/08/2019
The centennial of the transcontinental railroad all but excluded the Chinese workers who helped build it. As Utah marks the 150th anniversary, their stories are being told.

The centennial of the transcontinental railroad all but excluded the Chinese workers who helped build it. As Utah marks the 150th anniversary, their stories are being told.

They’re extraordinary pieces of history — three gleaming ceremonial spikes that helped celebrate the completion of the transcontinental railroad, now reunited in Utah for the first time in 150 years.

Pocket watch with an engraved beehive as decoration
02/05/2019

Pocket watch with an engraved beehive as decoration

Pioneer Memorial Museum
02/05/2019

Pioneer Memorial Museum

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
01/31/2019

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

We took the liberty to create a new anti-war poster for President Trump:

Pioneer Memorial Museum's cover photo
01/30/2019

Pioneer Memorial Museum's cover photo

Pioneer Memorial Museum's cover photo
01/28/2019

Pioneer Memorial Museum's cover photo

We have a lot of these type of souvenirs.
06/18/2018
National Museum of American History

We have a lot of these type of souvenirs.

Today in 1812: War is declared "Between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Dependencies Thereof and the United States of America and Their Territories" in the War of 1812. On our blog, relics of the war that still move us today, including a giant American flag and a chunk of charred White House timber.

History In Pictures
01/24/2018

History In Pictures

Colorized History Photo of Girls delivering ice, 1918 - Colorized by Dana Keller

Food as historical artifact?
10/01/2013
Juvenile Instructor » Food as Relic? Sacrament Bread as Material Culture

Food as historical artifact?

This is a guest post from Kris Wright, a fantastic independent historian whose work on the sacramental practice of Mormon women has received awards from the Mormon History Association and should be required reading for anyone interested in the history of Mormon women. Links to those articles can be...

09/01/2010

Looks like the museum will start opening to the public September 1 -- yes that's tomorrow! Remember, we're still closed on holiday weekends and Sundays. But come on in and take a peak ... they will be doing the outside of the building also starting tomorrow so you might have to dodge some scaffolding! But what could be more fun?

Security cam screen shot from a few years ago (unaltered). The security guards saw movement but the motion sensors were ...
06/16/2010

Security cam screen shot from a few years ago (unaltered). The security guards saw movement but the motion sensors were not triggered ... what do you think this was?

This album contains a sample of the fascinating artifacts in the Pioneer Memorial Museum.
06/16/2010

This album contains a sample of the fascinating artifacts in the Pioneer Memorial Museum.

This album contains a sample of the fascinating artifacts in the Pioneer Memorial Museum.
06/14/2010

This album contains a sample of the fascinating artifacts in the Pioneer Memorial Museum.

This album contains a sample of the fascinating artifacts in the Pioneer Memorial Museum.
06/11/2010

This album contains a sample of the fascinating artifacts in the Pioneer Memorial Museum.

06/10/2010

Address

300 N Main St
Salt Lake City, UT
84103

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(801) 532-6479

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