It’s Bizarre To Think That Utah Is Home To The World’s Largest Collection Of Artifacts On A Single Subject, But It’s True
Here in Utah, we have some pretty incredible museums. For example, there’s the Utah Museum of Natural History and even the little-known Tooele Valley Museum. But, even with all of these museums scattered around the Beehive State, it is still bizarre to think that Utah is home to the world’s largest collection of artifacts on a single subject. And what is that subject you may be asking? Well, the pioneers of course!
The Pioneer Memorial Museum is open Monday through Friday and you’ll certainly want to bring your entire family along as admission is free. Also, if you want to learn more about a specific pioneer’s ancestors and search for documents that may contain their information, you can visit the history department in this museum, which is also open Monday through Friday. This section of the museum contains more than 42,000 pioneer histories.
Have you ever been to the Pioneer Memorial Museum in Salt Lake City? Did you know this museum houses the largest collection of artifacts on a single subject? We’d love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments! And, if you want to learn more about this Utah museum, visit its website.
Address: 300 N Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
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