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