Latter-day Saint Church History Museum
Artifacts, artworks and documents representing the Latter-day Saint faith are contained within this famous Salt Lake City museum. Other works on display include historical photographs, clothing items and furniture pieces used by Latter-day Saint pioneers. The museum's store sells replicas of many of the museum's artworks. The museum also hosts an international art competition for artists who have created religious works.
This fun children's museum features an array of interactive exhibits to keep little ones entertained. A 30-foot beehive awaits children at the Garden exhibit. The Kid's Eye View exhibit offers a perspective of the world from a child's point of view. The Media Zone lets children host newscasts. A replica of a helicopter at the Terrace exhibit allows children to further explore their imaginations. Kids can express their creativity with interactive stations at the Studio.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Over 17,000 works of art are showcased within this institution. Artworks included paintings, photos and film. Many of these works reflect the influences of African, European and North American cultures. Hands-on exhibits give visitors a more personal experience. The museum also features many different unique and contemporary forms of art.
This Is the Place Heritage Park
This famous parkland includes the exact spot where Brigham Young stood in 1847 when he first saw the Salt Lake Valley. The spot features a monument adorned with intricate statues. The park also contains a series of restored pioneer homes. Emery County Cabin, one of the park's most significant buildings, is one of the few remaining frontier post offices in the United States. Visitors can tour the park in one of two different replicas of pioneer trains.
Olympic Cauldron Park
Special moments from the 2002 Winter Olympics can be relived by visiting this popular attraction. The park was the site of the opening and closing ceremonies during the Olympics. The original cauldron used during the games still stands majestically for visitors to behold. One of the park's fences features a series of 17 panels representing each day of the Olympics. Visitors can also watch a 10-minute film about the Olympics in the theatre. An art and photo gallery is featured as well.
The wonders of outer space and beyond can be explored at this fascinating attraction. The Hansen Dome Theatre shows 3D movies not requiring any special glasses. Exhibits include updated views from the Hubble Space Telescope and an authentic moon rock sample.