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Fort Douglas Military Museum and its collection

Fort Douglas Military Museum
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Camp Douglas was established in October 1862, during the American Civil War , as a small military garrison about three miles east of Salt Lake City , Utah , to protect the overland mail route and telegraph lines along the Central Overland Route . In 1878, the post was renamed Fort Douglas . It was officially closed in 1991 pursuant to BRAC action and most of the buildings were turned over to the University of Utah . A small section of the original fort is still used by the U.S. Army Reserve and includes the Fort Douglas Military Museum . The fort was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975, for its role in the Civil War and in furthering the settlement of Utah.

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Fort Douglas Military Museum
32 Potter StreetFort Douglas
Utah
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Visitor information Fort Douglas Military Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday
12:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 – 17:00
Thursday
12:00 – 17:00
Friday
12:00 – 17:00
Saturday
12:00 – 17:00
Sunday Closed

Admission

0+Free

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Location & Map

32 Potter StreetFort Douglas, Salt Lake City

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