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Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum

Phone: 801-852-6609

Location: 500 N 500 W, Provo, UT 84601

Museum Hours: During March, April and May the hours are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, Noon - 4 p.m. During June, July, and August the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, Noon - 4 p.m. Special group appointments are available by calling 801-852-6609.

Pioneer Village hours: During May the hours are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. During June, July, and August the village will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 1 - 4 p.m. Special group appointments are available by calling 801-377-8294.

Fee: There is no charge to visit the museum; however, donations to help maintain the displays are welcomed.

Museum artifacts include furniture, clothing, decorations, tools, guns, and other items used by Utah Pioneer prior to 1900. Most were donated by Utah County families. Be sure to visit the museum quilt display and gift shop. The Pioneer Museum also has art prints of early Provo (by Samuel Jepperson) and Brigham Young Academy.

Sons of Utah Pioneers Village

Phone: 801-852-6609

Location: 500 N 500 W, Provo, UT 84601

Hours: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, through middle of September. Special group appointments are available by calling 801-377-8294.

Fee: There is no charge to visit the village; however, donations to help with restoration and maintenance are welcomed.

The village features pioneer buildings and furnishings, wagons, tools, farm implements, and a blacksmith shop. A special feature is an ox shoer (one of only two in existence) and a restored Conestoga wagon.

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Ogden Convention and Visitors Bureau
Provo

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