We are open! Right now, our hours are:

The depot and cars are closed until Tooele County reaches Green Level – New Normal

Wednesday 1pm to 5pm

Thursday 1pm to 5pm

Friday 1pm to 5pm

Saturday 11am to 5pm

For more information about how we are adjusting to follow health regulations at this time, please click here.

Industrial & Military History in a Beautiful Park

Located in an historical train depot complex, our collection tells the history of industry and military in vast Tooele County, Utah.  Learn about mining in the Oquirrh mountains, salt and magnesium processing at the Great Salt Lake, Tooele Army Depot, and 20th century military history.  In addition to the steam engine, railroad cars, and exhibits, we are located in a beautiful, serene park at 35 N Broadway Tooele, Utah.

We are family friendly and want to make learning fun

The Tooele Valley Museum has exhibits and activities for people of all ages and interests.  Interactive stations are placed throughout the galleries, and we encourage families and groups to explore and learn together.  Our children’s mascot, Danny the Digger, will guide you to activities for  our youngest visitors.

What is there to do at the museum when it is open?

Step inside Engine 11, a steam engine purchased by the Tooele Valley Railway in 1912 that operated until 1963

Visit our outdoor exhibits including: cabooses, military cars, rail repair equipment, and mining equipment

Walk into our children’s underground replica mine

Enjoy a picnic in our pavilion

Create art on our sidewalks with chalk

Grab one of our scavenger hunts and explore the park

Bring a book or a game and relax in the beautiful large park

What can I do from home or when the museum is closed?

Take the Tooele City Historical Tour – This is a create your own adventure experience that you access from our website

Play around with Trains 101, an set of online activities and information about railroads in America

Listen to storytime at the museum