Salt Lake City attractions

Top Choice Museum in Salt Lake City

Natural History Museum of Utah

Rio Tinto Center's stunning architecture forms a multistory indoor 'canyon' that showcases exhibits to great effect. Walk up through the layers as you explore both indigenous peoples' cultures and natural history. P…
Top Choice Museum in Salt Lake City

Museum of Ancient Life

A family friendly museum at Thanksgiving Point. Prehistoric life is on display with exhibits on dinosaurs and aquatic life, lots of interactive exhibits that teach about fossils found all over the world, and a 3D th…
Library in Salt Lake City

Family History Library

Thousands of people come to Salt Lake City every year to research their family history here, the largest genealogical resource on earth. Because the LDS believes you must pray on your ancestors' behalf to help them …
Plaza in Salt Lake City

Temple Square

The city's most famous sight occupies a 10-acre block surrounded by 15ft-high walls. LDS docents give free, 30-minute tours continually, leaving from the visitor centers at the two entrances on South and North Templ…
Museum in Salt Lake City

Clark Planetarium

You'll be seeing stars at Clark Planetarium, home to the latest and greatest 3D sky shows and Utah's only IMAX theater. There are free science exhibits, too. The planetarium is on the edge of the Gateway, a combinat…
Gardens in Salt Lake City

Red Butte Garden

Both landscaped and natural gardens cover a lovely 150 acres, with access to trails in the Wasatch foothills. Check online to see who's playing at the popular, outdoor summer concert series also held here. Daylight …
Farm in Salt Lake City

Wheeler Historic Farm

Kids can help farmhands milk cows, churn butter and feed animals at this historic 1886 farm. There’s also blacksmithing, quilting and hay rides in summer.
Museum in Salt Lake City

Museum of Church History & Art

Adjoining Temple Sq, this museum has impressive exhibits of pioneer history and fine art.
Historic Site in Salt Lake City

This is the Place Heritage Park

Dedicated to the 1847 arrival of the Mormons, this heritage park covers 450 acres. The centerpiece is a living-history village where, June through August, costumed docents depict mid-19th-century life. Admission inc…
Historic Building in Salt Lake City

Utah State Capitol

The grand, 1916 State Capitol is set among 500 cherry trees on a hill north of Temple Sq. Inside, colorful Works Progress Administration (WPA) murals of pioneers, trappers and missionaries adorn part of the building…