Located in picturesque Fillmore, Utah, the Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum is a great family-friendly attraction and pitstop. Behold some of Utah’s most interesting governmental artifacts, walk the All-American Rose Society Garden, and have a picnic on the grounds. As you tour the museum, you’ll get a feel for what life was like for those early pioneers establishing Utah. There are tons of interesting artifacts, and you can take it in at your own pace. The knowledgeable staff is happy to field your questions and engage your kids’ curiosity.
The museum building was originally ordered to be built by Brigham Young to serve as Utah’s capitol building in the newly appointed U.S. territory -- Young, who was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and founded Salt Lake City, also served as the Utah Territory's first governor.
There is a visitor center in Filmore, a Central Utah town that has access to the Fishlake National Forest, Great Basin National Heritage Area and is near Fremont Indian State Park and Museum on the Paiute ATV Trail.
140 miles south of Salt Lake City.
I-15 southbound, take exit 167 for Fillmore. Turn left at stop sign, follow Main to 100 South and turn right.
I-15 northbound, take exit 163 for Fillmore. Turn right on Highway 99, follow Main to 100 South and turn left.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon–Sat
Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day