Guided Tours

Take a guided tour of a Salt Lake City landmark.

Preservation Utah's friendly, knowledgeable docents illuminate history, architecture, and local lore on our guided tours of Salt Lake City landmarks. Plan your tour of the Kearns (Utah Governor's) Mansion, Salt Lake City and County Building, McCune Mansion, Meditation Chapel in Memory Grove Park, or the Marmalade District on Capitol Hill.

We offer two types of tours: education, for K-12 students, and public. Explore and schedule tours below.

Kearns (Utah Governor's) Mansion

603 East South Temple, Salt Lake City  A beautiful Chateauesque exterior, a stunning interior, and the dramatic story of the Kearns family make the historic Kearns Mansion one of Utah 's architectural treasures.  Thomas Kearns made a fortune on the silver flowing out of Park City mines. He spared no…

Marmalade Historic District Walking Tour

300 North to 500 North, Center Street to Quince Street , Salt Lake City Quince Street. Apricot Street. Almond Street. The streets of the Marmalade Historic District were all once named for the fruit-bearing trees planted by the area's early residents. While you won't see orchards in the Marmalade District…

McCune Mansion

200 North Main Street, Salt Lake City Alfred and Elizabeth McCune stopped keeping track of expenses after the costs for their “simple” bungalow on Capitol Hill reached $500,000. They imported roof tiles from Holland, rare white satin-grained mahogany from South America, and a room-sized mirror from Germany. The ceiling murals…

Meditation Chapel

375 North Canyon Road, Salt Lake City Beautiful Meditation Chapel is a space set apart for quiet reflection. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Beason built the chapel in 1948 as a memorial to their son, Ross Beason, Jr., and all other Utahns who died in World War II. The plaza surrounding…

Salt Lake City and County Building

451 South State Street, Salt Lake City The Salt Lake City and County Building is one of Salt Lake City's most beloved landmarks. Completed in 1894, the building is Utah's finest example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Its rich history includes the Utah State Constitutional Convention, the trial of Joe Hill,…