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Fort Douglas (EVENT: June 15)



Saturday, June 15th @ 9am-3pm

Join us for a free day of events for the whole family!



  • a climbing wall,
  • displays of military vehicles and equipment,
  • a vintage fashion competition,
  • cannon fire demonstrations,
  • and more!



  • June 14th-15th Overnight Reenactor Campout
  • All day - Utah State History Archaeological Dig
  • All day - Commander's House Tours - Built 1863
  • 10:00am-2:00pm WWII Vets Remember D-Day
  • 10:00am - Cannon Firing Demonstration
  • 12:00pm - Performance by the big band-era Benson Sisters
  • 1:00pm - Battlin' Betties 1940's Pin-up Contest
  • 2:00pm - Cannon Firing Demonstration

(Schedule subject to change as event approaches)

Fort Douglas Military Museum @ 32 Potter St, Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Family Adventure

D-Day 75th Anniversary -   2019 is the 75th year commemoration of D-Day.

Come see our D-Day exhibit learn about the experiences of our veteran heroes.

HOURS:  Tuesday - Saturday, Noon - 5:00pm, Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

ADMISSION:  Free of charge. Donations are always welcome.

ADDRESS:   32 Potter St, SLC, Ut 84113

PHONE:  801-581-1251

PARKING:   Please park on our side of the street.  The angled parking across the street is monitored by the University, and they do ticket.

DIRECTIONS:  The museum is located in the Historic Fort Douglas area on the upper campus of the University of Utah.


Attending the museum completes the Basic and PreK Levels


Community Engagement Adventure

SUPERAchievers and Teens - be sure to take your visit to the next level by sharing what you learn with someone else. This could be a parent, a friend, a youth leader, or a teacher. When you share your thoughts and experience with someone else you will be able to remember the experience better and gain more from it for future reference.

Photo Location

Take a selfie of yourself at the museum and post it to your social media sites with the hashtags #fortdouglas and #MyDiscoveryDestination

by Fort Douglas

Through exhibits, educational programming and publications, the Museum seeks to engage and inform the public about Utah's rich military heritage. Our mission is to...

  • PRESERVE and interpret the history of Fort Douglas
  • EDUCATE visitors about the role of the military in the growth and development of Utah, and
  • HONOR all Utahns who have served their country in uniform.


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