Provo eventually grew into a big and popular city with plenty of historical landmarks and sights that history lovers can explore to learn more.
Here are some of Provo’s best attractions that every history lover should check out.
MuseumsProvo has plenty of fascinating museums that history lovers can visit to learn more about everything that happened in this city. Here are a few of the best museums to check out when you stay over at Hines Mansion:
- Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
- BYU Museum of Art
- BYU Museum of Paleontology
- Crandall Historical Printing Museum
- BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures
- Provo Pioneer Village
Antique shopsAntique shops are always fascinating to history lovers and these shops are also great for shopping expeditions and for adding to your antique collection. Here are a few of the best antique shops to visit when you stay over in Provo:
- Cat's Cradle Antiques & Art
- Block 100 Antiques
- Treasures Antique Mall South
- Brambles Boutique
- Heirloom Art & Co
- Moon’s Rare Books
Oldest buildings to check outIf you love history and have a thing for historical buildings then you can also scout the city and have a look at some beautiful old buildings. Provo is full of beautiful old buildings like the Wood-Harrison House, the Clark-Taylor House, William and Ann Bringhurst House and much more.
Historic landmarksHistoric landmarks are also worth checking out. The landmarks are great fun to seek out and it is great fun to learn what interesting things happened in certain locations. Here are a few historic landmarks to seek out while you visit Provo:
- Utah County Courthouse
- Pony Express Monument
- Temple Square
- Utah State Capitol
- Joseph Smith Memorial Building
- Heritage Park
Provo is a wonderful city in a state with a very rich history. It is definitely worth your time to take out a few books and to learn more about all of the things that happened here and to visit a few landmarks, see a few buildings and to shop for a few antiques. Though not all in the Provo/Orem area, many of these landmarks and museums are worth a visit to learn and enrich your understanding of what makes Utah so special.