The Tooele Valley Railroad Engine 11 is 111. Please join us for a birthday celebration on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. This FREE event will have train rides for kids, photos, museum exhibits, goody bags (while supplies last), and more!
This was so much fun! We hope we can do it again next year!
Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success! We also want to thank our visitors for following the rules to make the event as safe as possible.
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Bonnie the Brine Shrimp is our new kid’s character at the museum. She is a smart, spunky brine shrimp. Named after the Lake Bonneville, she has a lot to teach people about the Great Salt Lake.
We have hundreds of pictures of local people and places. Some of them have yet to be identified. The Rotary Club members helped us put names to faces to make it easier to use the photos for research and exhibits.
We also have a local history reference collection at the museum where we store information we find on a variety of local history topics. The Rotary Club also helped us clip articles to add to our reference files.
This our newest addition to the Lawn Gnomes 2020 exhibit!
This year, we will be extending our open season through September.
Starting September 11th our hours will be:
Starting September 4th, we will also be allowing people to visit come into the depot and green military cars by appointment. Email email@example.com for an appointment.
To enter the building or train cars, you must be wearing a mask and maintain 6 feet between family groups.
We will be closed to observe Pioneer Day. Celebrate our city’s past with the historical walking tour!