Guided Tours for School Groups

Preservation Utah offers guided tours of Salt lake City landmarks, including the Kearns (Utah Governor's) Mansion and the Salt Lake City and County Building, designed especially for students.

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Self-guided Tours for School Groups

Preservation 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, South Temple and Main Street.

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Lesson Plans for Teachers


The lessons in Preservation Utah's teacher guides use historic buildings as springboards for exploring a variety of topics in Utah history and architecture. Use our teacher's guides to build a whole unit around your field trip to a landmark building or to augment an existing unit with an examination of Utah's historic architecture. The lessons utilize a variety of primary historic resources that help students develop critical thinking skills and promote literacy through social studies. Each lesson also supports objectives in the Utah Core Curriculum. You can preview and download the teacher's guides below.