Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum | Kids Out and About Salt Lake City

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum

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500 North 500 West
Provo , UT , 84601
Phone: 801.852.6609
40° 14' 25.5732" N, 111° 40' 2.6868" W
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The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum is open from spring through fall, offering a chance to see pioneer artifacts that were used prior to 1900. Monday - Saturday 9 am to 5 pm; Wednesday 9 am to 8 pm
 
Museum Season: First Wednesday in April to last Wednesday in October.  Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. The library is open the last two Wednesdays of April, May, September and October. June - August the library is open every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. Special arrangements can be made for group tours by calling 801-852-6609. 
 
Fee: There is no charge to visit the museum; however, donations to help maintain the displays are welcomed.
 
Museum artifacts include furniture, clothing, decorations, tools, guns, and other items used by Utah Pioneer prior to 1900. Most were donated by Utah County families. We also have a large collection of photographs and histories of early Pioneers of which copies can be obtained. The museum has 13 original paintings of Provo Artist Samuel Jepperson, including the two Provo Forts, Fort Utah and Fort Provo. Prints of one of his paintings are available in our gift shop, the original is currently hanging in the Provo City Mayors office. The museum is proud to have in its collections the doll collection that belonged to Cleo Heavener Pierce.

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