Thursday, March 22, 2012

The Gale Center

There is one place beside all the rest that my kiddos would choose even over Disney...
and it is local
The Gale Center
This little slice of Heaven is a small museum less than 5 miles away from us.
It is full of history, items that we just don't see every day like butter churns, record players, and Indian TeePees. 
The kids favorite part are the play areas where they get to dress up in pioneer outfits and imagine a simple (and much harder) life.

These pictures were taken on a trip last June,
but we go often.
In fact, we went just yesterday and took Aunt Jen, Taryn, and Kole there with us.
Both of us forgot our cameras though. Boo.

The Gale Center also has an old store to play in (pic above), old school, and a mining center where you can find a little treasure (tin foil balls)
The sweetest (and sometimes grumpy) elderly people volunteer there and if your lucky you will get a tour from someone who really tells you about life back in the day.
I always leave feeling like I want to throw away my TV and buy a cow.
Seriously, sometimes I wish things hadn't changed so much.

If you come visit me sometime, I will take you there,
cause guess what....the place only costs


Tricia Lovato said...

I still need to check this place out. Now that I am homeschooling Jereth it just might be the perfect little field trip ;)

Ashlee said...

Yes! Rockstars apron! I love that kid!

Terry said...

Those pictures are precious!

Julie said...

Let's do this before you leave us forever