Historical Attractions in Wells

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Twin Falls
Opened in November 1995, the Faulkner Planetarium is the largest planetarium theater in Idaho, and one of the best equipped in the northwestern U.S. The theater seats 144 under a 50' dome and features a Digistar II digital graphics projection system....
Stansbury Park
For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Tooele County's Benson Grist Mill is the sight that can't be missed.
Bingham Canyon
Simply a giant educational toy box! Hands on exhibits and fascinating equipment suitable for the whole family.
Ogden
We've been producing original digital star shows since 2005 and presenting star shows in Spanish since 2006. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Utah
Wellsville
The Heritage Center offers a variety of activities for individuals and families, as well as group tours and vacations. Whether you are passing through Cache Valley or making it your destination, the Center will be one of your favorite stops along the...
Salt Lake City
The Farm is a restoration of the turn-of-the-century dairy farm of Henry J. Wheeler. Maintaining the farm presents to the public the history of Utah family agriculture. It is a representation of the rural lifestyle in Salt Lake County from 1890-1920 ...
Pocatello
A visit to the Fort Hall Replica is to enter the 19th Century world of explorers, trappers, fur traders, Native Americans, pioneers, Gold seekers, historic figures, and common folk; all of whom visited the place called Fort Hall on the banks of the S...
Boise
Idaho Territory was less than ten years old when the territorial prison was built east of Boise in 1870. The penitentiary grew from a single cellhouse into a complex of several distinctive buildings surrounded by a high sandstone wall. Convicts quarr...
Boise
Provides experiences and educational opportunities that inspire lifelong learning and interest in science, math and technology through interactive multi media exhibits.
Navajo Village
(186 Miles)
Page
At the Navajo Village you have the change to take part in the story telling, the food preparation, the day-to-day, and to learn more about the Navajo culture. Unavailable in history books, you will have a unique opportunity to hear their oral traditi...
Montpelier
The Center interprets the story of the pioneers who braved the arduous, 6 month, 2,000 mile journey across the unsettled American West from Missouri to the Oregon Territory.
Carson City
Join us on this very special weekend in Carson City and Carson Valley when historic ghosts will rise from their resting places to tell you their stories and guide you through our colorful past. For one price, you can witness it all! October 20:...
St George
Houses over 2000 very rare and unique dinosaur tracks and other Early Jurassic Epoch fossils. Its worth keeping an eye out for Dino Days which are more specifically aimed at young children.
Bodie Ghost Town
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(294 Miles)
Bridgeport
Bodie State Historic Park is a genuine California gold-mining ghost town. Visitors can walk down the deserted streets of a town that once had a population of nearly 10,000 people.
West Yellowstone
The Yellowstone Historic Center was created as a nonprofit organization to protect, preserve, and display the rich travel history of Yellowstone National Park. We hope you'll visit our historic 10-acre Oregon Short Line Terminus Historic District. Yo...
Dubois
The National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association is dedicated to educating the public about the biology and habitat needs of the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep and to encouraging the active stewardship of wildlife and wildlands.
Page
The John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum and Visitor Information Center is the one-stop source for information of interest to people visiting Page, Arizona and the surrounding area.Within the museum, you can see sketches, photos and other memorabilia o...
Grass Valley
Learn all about gold at one of the world's largest and most established mines. Historical tours are available, plus living history events and permanent exhibits.
Blue Diamond
An authentic western town where cowboys walk the streets as they did in the 1880's. See gunfights, hangings, melodramas, an antique museum and the gift shops. We have lots of animals in our petting zoo, and you can feed the ducks in our pond.
Folsom
The Folsom Powerhouse is part of a colorful chapter of Sacramento history and is also an example of the tremendous advance in the commercial application of electricity.
Lapwei
Since time immemorial, the Nimiipuu or Nez Perce have lived among the rivers, canyons and prairies of the inland northwest. Despite the cataclysmic change of the past two centuries, the Nez Perce are still here. Join us in exploring the parks thirty-...
Cody
Historic Trail Town is a collection of buildings and relics of the Wyoming frontier. Local archaeologist Bob Edgar created Trail Town by moving 26 buildings built between 1879 and 1901 to the location that was once the site of Old Cody City.
Cody
Opened in May 1993 as a combination Visitor Center and Wyoming Highway Rest Area, the Visitor Center is operated by the Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center, Inc., a non-profit corporation formed to provide 50% financing for construction of the facility a...
Thermopolis
Our mission is to recognize our rural Western past,to celebrate our present and to preserve traditional skills for the future. Lots to see, including: Textiles, games & toys, Teddy Bears & Dolls largest collection of artist teddy bears in U.S. Mode...
Thermopolis
The Wyoming Dinosaur Center has 12,000 square feet of exhibition area. Fossils and life forms from earliest geologic time periods are displayed in a chronological perspective. There are over 200 displays throughout the museum. The central hall houses...
Sacramento
The Discovery Museum History Center in Old Sacramento features exhibits that showcase Sacramento's vibrant history. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Sacramento for kids.
Rawlins
The Wyoming Frontier Prison includes guided tours through the Prison, the Wyoming Peace Officers' Museum, an exhibit on the current Wyoming State Penitentiary, and our own prison museum. Every group is different, and we pride ourselves in the ability...
Cave Junction
Kids must be over 42" and able to pass a test before being allowed in on the fascinating cave tour, no carrying permitted.
Sunny Valley
Applegate Trail Centre offers a glimpse into the colorful history of this rugged area through the stories of the pioneer settlers, the naming of Grave Creek, the discovery of gold, the impact of the stageline, and the building of the railroad.
Flagstaff
Located just one mile west of historic downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, Lowell's scenic Mars Hill campus is the site of our 6500-square foot Steele Visitor Center. We offer daytime guided tours at 15 minutes past the hour from 9:15 AM through 4:15 PM, an...
Oakland
Chabot Space & Science Center inspires and educates students of all ages about our Planet Earth and the Universe. Its observatory, planetarium, exhibits, and natural park setting are a place where a diverse population of students, teachers, and th...
Flagstaff
Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, the Mansion is an impressive reminder of gracious living in a small, territorial logging town. The historic building is an Arizona treasure - a remarkable example of Arts and Crafts style architecture featuring...
Hall Of Health
(449 Miles)
Berkeley
he philosophy of the Hall of Health is that health and human biology go hand in hand: an understanding of how the body works provides a meaningful context for all of the practices that promote good health. More than 350,000 visitors of all ages have ...
Alameda
Crab Cove Visitor Center at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda features all new exhibits opened in April 2004. You can see bay creatures in the 800-gallon aquarium system, use interactive stations for varying age groups to view microscopic animals...
San Jose
The Tech is singularly focused on inspiring the innovator in everyone it reaches. Truly hands-on and interactive exhibits, divided among themed galleries, offer guests a truly memorable experience.
Springfield
The Springfield Museum hosts changing exhibits of art and historic collections in the Main Street Gallery. The Historic Interpetive Center pays homage to the strong men and women who built a community in the valley between the McKenzie and Willamette...
Alcatraz Island
(458 Miles)
San Francisco
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes. Ri...
San Francisco
A fun, educational and historic look into a real life WWII submarine!
Musee Mecanique
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(458 Miles)
San Francisco
A stunning collection of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and antique arcade machines, all in working order.
San Francisco
Explore this historic vessel in it's entirety, book a cruise trip if you can or visit on a Steaming Weekend to see the engines at work.
San Francisco
We offer a full range of classes in our Fort Mason studio, for children ages 22 months to 12 years of age. Classes begin for two year olds and preschoolers, as well as an adult/child class for toddlers and their caregivers.
The Science Zone
(459 Miles)
Casper
The Science Zone is a community-based facility, which offers families and children of all ages, interactive science and math learning opportunities. The hands-on programs and exhibits are tailored to meet school district standards and assist in the o...
Exploratorium
(460 Miles)
San Francisco
The Exploratorium is an experimental, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity, regardless of your age or familiarity with science. There are hundreds of exhibits to touch, pick up, and tinker with. Your curiosity can be your compass to endless di...
Eugene
The Lane County Historical Museum was created to collect, preserve and interpret Lane County's rich heritage. It is the only county-wide historical museum in Lane County. Lane County was a destination point for emigrants crossing the Oregon Trail in ...
San Francisco
Purple Crayon is an arts and crafts studio for children and adults. We give parents an easy way to help their children express creativity. Everyone will enjoy coming to our warm, inviting space where messiness and free expression are encouraged.
San Francisco
An iconic San Francisco landmark and internationally recognised symbol, now offering Bridge Tours with informed audio commentary.
Deer Hollow Farm
(462 Miles)
Los Altos
A fun educational centre where kids can see some livestock, learn some skills, and take a self-guided tour to learn about the history of Deer Hollow Farm.
Jerome
The "Billion Dollar" Copper Camp Jerome's modern history began in 1876 when three prospectors staked claims on rich copper deposits. They sold out to a group which formed the United Verde Copper Company in 1883. The resultant mining camp of board ...
Aztec Ruins
(472 Miles)
Aztec
Whether you are just passing through or have a couple hours to spend here, Aztec Ruins can provide visitors with a meaningful experience of an ancestral Pueblo site. Goods, services, and accommodations are located near Aztec Ruins in the cities of Az...
Salinas
In the John Steinbeck Exhibition Hall, literature jumps off the printed page and into your imagination. Discover Steinbeck\'s world through interactive, multisensory exhibits for all ages, rare artifacts, and seven themed theaters showcasing East o...

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