Self-Guided Tours for Teachers & Students

Take your students time traveling.

timetravelcover225Preservation Utah offers two self-guided walking tours designed just for kids. Use these brochures to take your class on tours of two of Salt Lake City's most important historic streets.

Time Travel on South Temple

Time Travel on South Temple is an exciting walking tour guide featuring ten historic buildings on South Temple Street between 300 East and 700 East. The brochures section for each building includes a description of its history and architecture, photographs, thinking questions, and a brief activity. The brochure also includes many historic photos. Whenever possible, connections are made between the buildings and the lives of historic or present-day children.

A Time Travel on South Temple Tour can stand alone or be combined with a Kearns (Utah Governor's) Mansion tour. 

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Download the complete Time Travel on South Temple booklet

Length of Tour: One to two hours

Suggested Audience: fourth – seventh grades
Group Size : We recommend each group of ten students have an adult leader.

Historic Main Street Walking tour

Preservation Utah's Historic Downtown Salt Lake City Walking Tour Guide includes a tour of Main Street written for children (pages 20-27). It features ten historic buildings and sites between South Temple and 200 South. Each entry includes a description of the building or site's history and architecture, a photograph, and thinking or observation questions. This is a great activity for classes studying early twentieth-century Utah.

Download a copy of the Historic Downtown Salt Lake City Walking Tour Guide 

Length of Tour: approximately one hour
Suggested Audience: fourth – seventh grades
Group Size : We recommend each group of ten students have an adult leader.

 

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