The illuminating Church History Museum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sits in downtown Salt Lake City. This free museum utilizes engaging exhibits and activities to share the heritage of the LDS Church since its founding in the early 1800s.
This ornate house of worship was constructed in 1882 in Temple Square by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It’s ornate decoration includes beautiful stained glass, painted murals and decorated woodwork. This Assembly Hall also uses many symbols of the LDS Church such as the beehive.
When the Union Pacific Depot first opened as a train station in 1908, it was one of the largest in the west. Murals inside the building were painted years ago to reveal the history of the region for visiting passengers. Today this historic building is preserved as a notable landmark to Salt Lake City and railway history.
Grab a seat at Fat Jack’s Tap House and Burger Emporium for a delicious meal in downtown Salt Lake City. The menu features a unique variety of handcrafted burgers and locally sourced brews.
From Vaudeville to Broadway, the Capitol Theatre has seen its share of performances grace the stage. Located right in downtown Salt Lake City, this historic theatre has witnessed over a century of history in fine arts.
One of the most important homes in Salt Lake City’s history sits less than a block from the iconic Union Station. The Deveraux Mansion, named by William Jennings, is preserved for its heritage and important meetings that once took place within its walls.
Not only are the views looking out over Salt Lake City amazing, but the monument that stands atop marks an important historical moment for followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This marker is thought to stand near the spot where Brigham Young reached Salt Lake City and determined from his visions that “This is the Place” in 1847.