Tooele County - Historic Preservation
The Tooele County Historical Preservation Commission is created to identify, preserve, protect and enhance historic and prehistoric areas and sites lying within Tooele County. The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible to conduct a survey of historic, architectural and archeological resources within Tooele County. The survey is compatible with the Utah inventory of historic and archeological sites. Survey and inventory documents are maintained and open to the public. The Historic Preservation Commission acts in an advisory Role to other officials and departments of Tooele County regarding the identification and protection of local historic and archeological resources.
Museums of Tooele County, Utah:
Benson Grist Mill
Open May 1 through November 1 for tours and special events.
Hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, call (435) 882-7678.
For a free tour by appointment call (435) 884-3767 or call Grantsville City Hall (435) 884-3411.
Miller Motorsports Park Museum
For more information, including hours and admission fee
call (435) 277-8000.
Ophir Historic District
Open 11 a.m. to 3p.m. everyday from Memorial Day until the end of September. For more information, call (435) 882-4256.
Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum
For more information on tours, call (435) 843-4020.
Stockton Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
The museum's general opening time is 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Tours are available by appointment. For more information, call (435) 843-8327.
Tooele Pioneer Museum
Open Memorial Day to Labor Day on Fridays and Saturdays
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other times by appointment only.
For more information call (435) 843-0771.
Tooele Valley Railroad Museum
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays. Train rides are ony offered on Saturdays.
For more information, call (435) 882-2836.
Utah Firefighters Museum
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information and tour times, call (435) 843-4040.
Wendover Airbase Museum
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (435) 665-2308.