Sights & Attractions in Salt Lake City

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Name Category Location
 
Beehive House
Brigham Young's home, a national historic landmark, was constructed...
Houses / Mansions Temple Square
 
Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
Depending on your point of view, the Bingham Copper Mine is either...
Mines East Side and the University of Utah
 
Cathedral of the Madeleine
Balance the history of the city's dominant religion by visiting...
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 21,000-seat...
Convention Centers Temple Square
 
City and County Building
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Romanesque...
Government Buildings Downtown Salt Lake
 
Clark Planetarium
The Hansen Dome Theatre and 3-D IMAX Theatre comprise this Salt...
Observatories / Planetariums Downtown Salt Lake
 
Discovery Gateway
In 2006 the region's premier children's museum opened its doors...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Salt Lake
 
Emigration Market
If you're getting hungry, make a pit stop at Emigration Market...
Markets / Bazaars East Side and the University of Utah
 
EnergySolutions Arena
This arena, the home court for the NBA Utah Jazz, seats approximately...
Sports Venues Downtown Salt Lake
 
Family History Library
Genealogy is important to Mormons. This four-story library houses...
Libraries Temple Square
 
Gallivan Center
This outdoor plaza hosts free lunchtime and evening concerts...
Squares Downtown Salt Lake
 
Gateway Mall
Thirty acres of shopping, entertainment, restaurants, offices...
Stores / Malls Downtown Salt Lake
 
Hogle Zoo
You'll never confuse this with the San Diego Zoo, but this 42-acre...
Zoos / Aquariums East Side and the University of Utah
 
Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Once the Hotel Utah, this building on the National Register of...
Libraries Temple Square
 
Kearns Mansion
Built by silver-mining tycoon Thomas Kearns in 1902, this limestone...
Historic Districts / Sites Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Liberty Park
Salt Lake City is blessed with numerous large city parks, and...
Parks East Side and the University of Utah
 
Memory Grove
Severely damaged by a freak tornado in 1999, Memory Grove was...
Parks Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Museum of Church History and Art
The museum houses a variety of artifacts and works of art relating...
Museums / Galleries Temple Square
 
Olympic Cauldron Park
Relive the 2002 Olympics through photographs, memorabilia, and...
Parks East Side and the University of Utah
 
Pioneer Memorial Museum
Covering the pioneer era from the departure of the Mormons from...
Museums / Galleries Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
With more than 100 acres of gardens and undeveloped acres, the...
Gardens / Arboretums East Side and the University of Utah
 
Rio Grande Depot
This 1910 depot was built to compete with the showy Union Pacific...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Salt Lake
 
Salt Lake Art Center
You'll find art to challenge your senses and sensibilities at...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Salt Lake
 
Salt Lake City Main Library
Few libraries in America can match the soaring architectural...
Libraries Downtown Salt Lake
 
Salt Lake Temple
The centerpiece and spiritual capital of the Church of Jesus...
Religious Sites Temple Square
 
Salt Palace Convention & Visitor Center
Many Utah visitors get their first experience of Salt Lake City...
Information Centers, Convention Centers Downtown Salt Lake
 
Tabernacle
The Tabernacle is best known as the home of the famous Mormon...
Religious Sites Temple Square
 
This Is the Place Heritage Park
This Is the Place commemorates the spot where Brigham Young and...
Parks East Side and the University of Utah
 
Tracy Aviary
Salt Lake City's scale is family-friendly, and the Aviary is...
Zoos / Aquariums East Side and the University of Utah
 
Trolley Square
From 1908 to 1945 this sprawling redbrick structure held nearly...
Stores / Malls East Side and the University of Utah
 
Union Pacific Building
This depot, built in 1909 at a cost of $300,000, is a striking...
Architectural Sites Downtown Salt Lake
 
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Because it encompasses 74,000 square feet and more than 20 galleries...
Museums / Galleries East Side and the University of Utah
 
Utah Museum of Natural History
Exhibits focus on the prehistoric inhabitants of the Colorado...
Museums / Galleries East Side and the University of Utah
 
Utah State Capitol
Utah's legislature meets just once a year, for 45 days from January...
Government Buildings Capitol Hill and the Avenues
 
Visitors' Centers
The history of the Mormon Church and the Mormon pioneers' trek...
Information Centers Temple Square
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