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Venue Status & Safety Restrictions

The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass is the best way to gain access to Salt Lake's most famous and fascinating attractions -- and here we have their status updates and and safety restrictions in place for visiting them in the near future.

Check below for Connect Pass attractions that are open now or are opening soon along with any specific restrictions or changes that are being made to help make your visit safe and enjoyable.

Open Now

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Opening Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020
Changes: Buildings are closed. Rides are closed. Indoor dining is closed. Number of guests per day is limited. Online ticket sales with timed entry. 
Safety protocols: Zoo visits are limited to 2-hours. Face coverings are strongly recommended. The zoo is now one-way. 

Connect Pass Use: Limited walk-up entry is available. Connect pass users should use walk-up entry.

Tracy Aviary

Opening Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020
Changes: 9-10 am are 65+ and high-risk only. General admission 10 am - 5 pm. Indoor exhibits, gift shop, and regular programming remain closed. Bird Show is scheduled to begin around Memorial Day.
Safety protocols: Use of face coverings is required by guests. Sanitizer stations will be readily available. One-way traffic through the aviary. Limited admission to 60 people per hour with 120 guests on the grounds at any time.

Connect Pass Use: Touch-free gate admission tickets.

Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point

Opening Date: Friday, May 1, 2020
Changes: Advance ticket reservations are required.
Safety protocols: Use of face coverings is encouraged for guests and required for workers. Sanitizer stations will be readily available. One-way traffic through the gardens. Limited admission to encourage social distancing.

Connect Pass Use: Walk up ticketing available based on capacity. Connect Pass users should use walk up ticketing.

This is the Place Heritage Park

Opening Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Changes: New Hours: Monday - Friday Village:10 am - 2 pm, Gift Shop/Visitor Center 9 am - 3 pm
 Saturday Village: 10 am - 5 pm, Gift Shop/Visitor Center 9 am - 6 pm
Closed Sunday. 
Ticket price change: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Children $5, 2 and under free.
Safety protocols: Details on safety protocols available soon.

Connect Pass Use: Walk up ticketing.

Museum of Ancient Life

Opening Date: Friday, May 8, 2020
Changes: Limited entry, online ticket purchase or reservation required, Some hands-on exhibits will not be available and the 3D Mammoth Screen Theatre will remain closed at this time.
Safety Protocols: Use of face coverings and physical distancing is encouraged, Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout guest areas.One-way path through the museum. Other safety measures include monitoring team member’s daily temperatures, requiring employee face coverings, and additional cleaning and sanitation measures for public spaces.

Connect Pass Use: Walk up ticketing available based on capacity. Connect Pass users should use walk up ticketing.

Snowbird Tram

Opening Date: June 13, 2020
Changes:  New hours - 11 am to 7 pm. Tram will be limited to 25 people per trip. All windows are open throughout the trip.
Safety Protocols: All Snowbird employees required to wear masks and screened for symptoms before starting shift. Physical distancing in queue lines. Plexiglass shield installed between Tram operator and passengers. Touch points and handrails disinfected before each trip.
**Guests are required to wear a face covering while on the Tram**

Connect Pass Use: Use your Connect Pass at walk-up ticketing to select your 2-hour time window for usage.

 

Clark Planetarium

Opening Date: June 20, 2020
Changes: Reservations and tickets are required. Free tickets for the Exhibits and Store are available with reserved time slots. 
Safety Protocols: Limited number of guests allowed in at a time. Currently showing 2-D shows. 

Connect Pass Use: Walk up ticketing available based on capacity. Connect Pass users should use walk up ticketing.

Museum of Natural Curiousity

Opening Date: June 15, 2020
Changes: The Temple Climber play area and Touch Tunnel will remain closed. 
Safety Protocols: Masks for guests are not required but are highly encouraged. Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout guest areas. Team members are required to wear masks and health is monitored along iwth enhanced cleaning and stanitation measures for public spaces. 

Connect Pass Use: Walk up ticketing available based on capacity. Connect Pass users should use walk up ticketing.

Utah Olympic Park

Opening Date: June 10, 2020
Changes: Guided Tours are currently cancelled. Activities happen in 2-hour timeslots with 1 hour between each slot for additional cleaning. 
Safety Protocols: Face coverings are required for museum guests and in all indoor spaces. Increased cleaning in high traffic areas with hand sanitation and hand-washing locations available. 

Connect Pass Use: While Guided Tours are cancelled, the Connect Pass will be honored for a Discovery Tour. These are walk-up redemption. Pass holders can upgrade to a Jump Pass but will need to reserve a time slot.

Opening Soon

Red Butte Garden

Opening Date: June 15, 2020 for garden members. General Public date soon.
Changes: Advance ticket reservations are required. Time for entry must be reserved. The Gift Shop, Orangerie, Childrens Garden, all interactive fountains and portions of the Visitor Center and Floral Walk are closed.
Safety Protocols: Masks for guests and employees are required. Pathways are now one-way. Tram service is not available.

Connect Pass Use: More information coming soon.

Opening Date TBD

The Leonardo Museum

Projected opening date: TBD

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Projected opening date: TBD

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Lion House Pantry

Projected opening date: Will not open this year. Closed for renovations.

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