Sights & Attractions in Salt Lake City

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Name Category Location
 
Beehive House
Brigham Young's home, a national historic...
Houses / Mansions Temple Square
 
Cathedral of the Madeleine
Although the Mormon Temple just to the west is...
Religious Sites Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Conference Center
Completed in 2000, this massive center features a...
Convention Centers Temple Square
 
City and County Building
Listed on the National Register of Historic...
Government Buildings Downtown Salt Lake
 
Clark Planetarium
With an array of free hands-on exhibits and...
Observatories / Planetariums Downtown Salt Lake
 
Discovery Gateway
In 2006 the region's premier children's museum...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Salt Lake
 
EnergySolutions Arena
The home arena for the NBA Utah Jazz seats...
Sports Venues Downtown Salt Lake
 
Family History Library
Genealogy is important to Mormons. This...
Libraries Temple Square
 
Fort Douglas Military Museum
Named in honor of Illinois senator Stephen A....
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites East Side and the University of Utah
 
Gallivan Center
This outdoor plaza calls itself Salt Lake City's...
Squares Downtown Salt Lake
 
Gateway Mall
Located just west of downtown Salt Lake,...
Stores / Malls Downtown Salt Lake
 
Hogle Zoo
You'll never confuse this with the San Diego Zoo,...
Zoos / Aquariums East Side and the University of Utah
 
Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Once the Hotel Utah, this building on the...
Historic Districts / Sites Temple Square
 
Kearns Mansion
Built by silver-mining tycoon Thomas Kearns in...
Historic Districts / Sites Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Liberty Park
Salt Lake City is blessed with numerous large...
Parks East Side and the University of Utah
 
Memory Grove
Severely damaged by a freak tornado in 1999,...
Parks Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Museum of Church History and Art
The museum houses a variety of artifacts and...
Museums / Galleries Temple Square
 
Natural History Museum of Utah
One of the most spectacular natural history...
Museums / Galleries East Side and the University of Utah
 
Olympic Cauldron Park
Relive the 2002 Olympics through photographs,...
Museums / Galleries, Sports East Side and the University of Utah
 
Pioneer Memorial Museum
Covering the pioneer era from the departure of...
Museums / Galleries Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
With more than 100 acres of gardens and...
Gardens / Arboretums East Side and the University of Utah
 
Rio Grande Depot
This 1910 depot was built to compete with the...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Salt Lake
 
Salt Lake City Main Library
Few libraries in America can match the soaring...
Libraries Downtown Salt Lake
 
Salt Lake Temple
The centerpiece and spiritual capital of the...
Religious Sites Temple Square
 
Salt Palace Convention & Visitor Center
With 675,000 square feet of convention space,...
Information Centers, Convention Centers Downtown Salt Lake
 
Sugar House Business District
Utah pioneers tried to produce their own sugar...
Stores / Malls East Side and the University of Utah
 
Tabernacle
The tabernacle is known as the home of the famous...
Religious Sites Temple Square
 
This Is the Place Heritage Park
This Is the Place commemorates the spot where...
Museum Village, Religious Sites East Side and the University of Utah
 
Tracy Aviary
Salt Lake City's scale is family-friendly, and...
Zoos / Aquariums East Side and the University of Utah
 
Trolley Square
From 1908 to 1945 this sprawling redbrick...
Stores / Malls East Side and the University of Utah
 
Union Pacific Building
This depot, built in 1909 at a cost of...
Architectural Sites Downtown Salt Lake
 
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Because it encompasses 74,000 square feet and...
Museums / Galleries East Side and the University of Utah
 
Utah State Capitol
Utah's legislature meets just once a year, for 45...
Government Buildings Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Visitors' Centers
The history of the Mormon Church and the Mormon...
Information Centers Temple Square

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