Murray City History

Murray City Cultural Arts Department oversees History programs and the Murray City Museum. The Cultural Programs Office is assisted by the Murray History Board to plan and implement a variety of programs and projects.


At this time, the Murray City Museum has returned to normal hours.
Monday & Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tues, Thurs, & Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

*Museum has limited staff. It is advised to call ahead to confirm museum is not closed early for staff meetings. You may also call to request a time for a visit or tour outside of those hours. 

If you are looking for research material or have general questions, please call the museum at 801-264-2589 or leave a message at 

Take an online tour of Murray’s Historic Downtown! Click here to begin!

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"Stay at Home" Art Series

Have you spent time writing or doing artwork while spending more time at home? 

We invite you to share your "Stay at Home" art with us. We invite all 2-D and 3-D Murray artists of any age to send pictures of artwork that describes your COVID-19 feelings/experiences. 

We also invite writers of all ages to submit your stories. Submissions will be added to the Murray History Collection.
**Email images & documents to:

Murray’s record of historic preservation began in the 1970s. Read about our Overview of Historic Preservation in Murray.

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Murray City Cultural Arts is funded in part by Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, & Parks, Now Playing Utah, Utah Division of Arts and Museums, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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  1. Lori Edmunds

    Lori Edmunds

    Cultural Arts Manager