Alf Engen Ski Museum

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Alf Engen Ski Museum

Walk through Olympic history the next time you're in Park City. The Alf Engen Ski Museum at the Utah Olympic Park honors the men, women and sports of 2002 and more. Read More

  • Free Admission
  • 28 miles east of downtown Salt Lake City 
  • Open daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Guided bus tours of the Sports Park facility are available for $7/pp 
  • The Museum store sells resort clothing, toys, vintage maps and photographs, and memorabilia.

Overview

Anyone who was ever thrilled by winter sports will love a free stroll through The Alf Engen Ski Museum.

Ogle Bodie Miller's Olympic garb, take hold of a real Olympic torch, race downhill or slalom in a side-by-side interactive display. Learn what causes avalanches and experience a snowslide (without getting buried of course), follow Park City's silver mining history all the way up to today's ski boom. See what snowboards first looked like and check out the original skis used by miners in the 1800s. Classic photography and film exhibits take you back to skiing's heyday in the 40s. Learn why Utah has the "greatest snow on Earth" and study the anatomy of a Gelande jump

Location

The Utah Olympic Park complex houses both the Alf Engen Ski Museum and George Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum in the same building. The Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, four miles north of Park City, Utah, was constructed to recognize the winter sports pioneers of the Intermountain West and the Olympic legacy of the 2002 Winter Games.

Directions

From I-80 east or west bound, take Exit 145 (Kimball Junction/Park City) south onto Hwy 224 toward Park City. Turn west (right) onto Olympic Parkway. You will see the Nordic ski jumps hovering in the distance.

Hours

The Museum is open daily, year round, 9 a.m.- 6.pm except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years days. Admission is free. For more information call (435) 658-4233.

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