Tooele County Historic Preservation
˜ Mission Statement ˜
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:
Open May 1 through November 1 for tours and special events.
For more information visit the Benson Grist Mill website or call (435) 882-7678.
For a free tour by appointment call (435) 884-3767 or call Grantsville City Hall at (435) 884-3411. For more information visit the Donner-Reed Museum website.
Miller Motorsports Park Museum
For more information, including hours and admission fee call (435) 277-8000. More information is available on the Miller Motorsports Park website.
Ophir Historic District
Open 11 am to 3 pm everyday from Memorial Day until the end of September. For more information call (435) 882-4256.
Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum
The museum is open to the public for guided tours by appointment only. There is an educational mining video to view during the tour. For more information on tours call (435) 843-4020.
Stockton Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
The museum's general opening time is 9:00 am 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 Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Other time by appointment only. For more information call (435) 843-0771.
Tooele Valley Railroad Museum
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. on
Tuesdays through Saturdays. Train rides are only offered on Saturdays.
For more information call (435) 882-2836.
Utah Firefighters Museum
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
For more information and tour time call (435) 843-4040.
Wendover Airbase Museum
Open daily from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. For more information call (435) 665-2308.