Park City Museum

Are you curious about Prohibition? A time when Americans could no longer manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages. What made the country go “dry”? The Park City Museum’s latest traveling exhibition “Spirited: Prohibition in America” takes you back to the time of bootleggers and flappers, and real-life legends, such as Al Capone.  On exhibit now-May 25. Monday-Saturday; 11 am to 6 pm and Sunday from noon- 6pm. More information is available at parkcityhistory.org or call 435-649-7457.

Park City Museum's Wobblie Graffiti is on Shaky Ground

Jan 4, 2017
Melissa Allison

Park City Museum Director Sandra Morrison received a call just before 8 a.m.  on Dec. 20 to inform her the museum’s housing for the water heater on the second floor had cracked. The water flowed freely onto the main floor, pooling in the basement where the historic jail is located. The cell where the Wobblies, the Industrial Workers of the World, were housed after being arrested.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with the CEO of Envision Utah, Robert Grow about the most recent survey results on the topics of jobs and the economy. Park City Council member Andy Beerman reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's meeting. Park City Museum Sandra Morrison has details on the  newest exhibit - Plastics Unwrapped and John Conde with Alpenglow Solar talks about why the Utah Public Service Commission shouldn't approve Rocky Mountain Power's request to impose a surcharge on those with solar panels. 

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Peg Ijams, John Wells and Larry Warren celebrate Pioneer Day Live at the Park City Museum with guests Sandra Morrison, Park City Museum Executive Director and Robin Marrouche from the Kimball Arts Center.  Musical guests Courtney King and Jennifer Worsley performed live during the program.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong talks about the approval of the General Plan Phase 2 after Section 2.3 was rewritten. Emily Summers talks about the opening of Deer Valley's summer season. Katie Wright, Kristen Shaw and Lauren Vitulli from the Park City Community Foundation talk about the finalists and voting procedure for the first Women's Giving Fund grant.

Thursday, July 24th is Pioneer Day as the state of Utah commemorates the arrival of the Mormon settlers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. However, the origins of Park City, as a mining town, didn't come until nearly 20 years later, according to Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison. Rick Brough has more.

The Park City Museum recently closed on a commercial lot in Prospector, which will eventually be a new storage facility and education center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The snow is disappearing and Park City's remaining resort closes this weekend, but there's still a chance to look back on the town's ski history. Rick Brough has more.

A limited number of specially priced Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) Benefit Days lift tickets are now on sale. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Museum Free Day

Sep 23, 2013

The Park City Museum is hosting another free day on Thursday, September 26th. Rick Brough has more.

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