The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass


The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass is an all-in-one ticket to Salt Lake’s best attractions for an amazing price! The Connect Pass includes 15 offerings at 13 different attractions.  Attractions are throughout the greateer Salt Lake area from Downtown, (Clark Planetarium, Discovery Gateway, The Leonardo, Lion House Pantry, Tracy Aviary) University Area (Natural History Musuem of Utah, Red Butte Garden, Utah's Hogle Zoo, This is The Place Heritage Park, Utah Museum of Fine Arts) South Valley Area (Thanksgiving Point's Museum of Ancient Life, Museum of Natural Curiosity, Gardens) and Mountain Resorts (Snowbird Aerial Tram, Utah Olympic Park).

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The Connect Pass saves you 50-80% on regular admission to the included Salt Lake attractions.


Additional perks and add-ons are offered with your Connect Pass. Perks for special offers at participating attractions are unlocked upon redemption. Add-ons for additional products are offered and can be purchased in conjunction with your Connect Pass. 



The Connect Pass is available as a 1-, 2-, 3-, or 365-day consecutive pass, so you can choose the option that works best for your group, trip dates, and overall itinerary. You can purchase as many passes as you like, but each individual must have their own pass. We’ll email your pass(es) to you immediately after purchase.


You can redeem your pass in two ways:

    1) MOBILE: Click on the link provided in the confirmation email or text message on your mobile phone and log in using your email and phone number used during checkout. Follow the instructions to add the pass to your homescreen so you don't have to go back to your email every time you want to access the connect pass. Simply tap the icon to open the Connect Pass, where you can manage, share, and redeem at each attraction to gain admission.

    2) PRINT-AT-HOME: Print out the confirmation email and present it at any Connect Pass venue.


DAYS ACTIVE: The pass is activated the first time you use it, andit remains active for the number of consecutive days purchased. Days are defined as 24-hour time periods that start at the exact time you activate the pass.

90-DAY ACTIVATION: You must activate the pass within 90 days of purchase.

SHARING: You can send a pass to a friend by simply clicking “Share Pass” and entering their email address and mobile phone number.

For more details about using your pass, including activation, expiration, and free admission for kids, check out these FAQs.


Regular admission to all of the included attractions would add up to over $192, so the Connect Pass is an incredibly good deal. Here are the prices for each Connect Pass option:

Days Adult Senior (65+) Child
1 $32 $28 $26
2 $48 $43  $40
3 $60 $54  $50
365 $90 $85 $80

Here's a breakdown of the combined cost of regular admission to all included attractions vs. a 365-day Connect Pass:

  Adult Senior (65+) Child
Combined Regular Admission
$192.25 $165.25 $147.24
365-Day Connect Pass
$90 $85  $80
Savings Per Person



You can view detailed information about each attraction's regular box office prices here.

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Clark Planetarium - Dome Theatre

Theatre at the Clark Planetarium Connect Pass includes: One admission to the 360-degree Dome Theatre. Admission to the Planetarium's huge exhibit space is free.

Clark Planetarium - 3D IMAX

Clark Planetarium 3D Movie ScreenShot Connect Pass includes: One admission to a 3D IMAX documentary (not valid for "Hollywood" films). Admission to the Planetarium's huge exhibit space is free.

Discovery Gateway
Child at the Discovery Gateway Connect Pass includes: One admission to this massive contemporary discovery center, which offers interactive fun for the whole family, including a 30-foot beehive, a kids' news studio, a simulated rescue pilot experience, and more.

The Leonardo
The Leonardo Connect Pass includes: One general admission to this innovative, dynamic space, where unique science and art exhibits ignite the creative imagination. Special touring exhibits are hosted regularly.

The Lion House Pantry
Families Dining at the Lion House Pantry Connect Pass includes: One lunch or dinner ($9.99 value for adults, $4.99 for children; visitors will pay the difference for meals exceeding this price) based on a rotating menu of wonderful homestyle food. Located downtown in Historic Temple Square.

Natural History Museum of Utah
Fossil at the Natural History Museum Connect Pass includes: One admission to the museum, where you'll learn about Utah's remarkable landscape, explore a three-story indoor canyon, wander through Utah's dinosaurs, interact with earthquakes, and much more.

Red Butte Garden
Red Butte Garden Trails Connect Pass includes: One admission to the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture. Explore over 100 acres, including display gardens and natural area hiking trails.

Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort
View of the Snowbird Tram in Summer Connect Pass includes: One Scenic Foot Passenger Tram Ride, taking you 1.6 miles and 2900 vertical feet to the top of Hidden Peak, located in Little Cottonwood Canyon. (Ride is handicap accessible.)


Thanksgiving Point - Gardens
Thanksgiving Point Gardens Fountains Connect Pass includes: One admission to the 55-acre Thanksgiving Point Gardens. The grounds encompass 15 themed gardens, each with its own unique aesthetic and atmosphere. The Gardens are open spring through fall.

Thanksgiving Point - The Museum of Ancient Life
Fossils at Thanksgiving Point Museum of Ancient Life Connect Pass includes: One admission to the Museum of Ancient Life, one of the world's largest dinosaur museums, with 60 complete skeletons and over 50 hands-on exhibits.

Thanksgiving Point - The Museum of Natural Curiosity
Kidopolis Key Tree at Thanksgiving Point Museum of Natural Curiosity Connect Pass includes: One admission to the Museum of Natural Curiosity, with more than 400 interactive experiences from Rainforest, to Water Works, to the Discovery Garden or Achimedes Playground there is something new to experience and discover.

This is the Place Heritage Park
Crowd at This is the Place Heritage Park Connect Pass includes: One admission to the park, where you can explore Pioneer and Native American Villages, ride trains and ponies, meet a blacksmith, and enjoy great grub. (Haunted Village excluded).

Tracy Aviary
Peacock at Tracy Aviary Connect Pass includes: One admission to the aviary, located in Salt Lake's largest park. The aviary is home to over 400 birds representing about 135 different species.


Utah's Hogle Zoo
Tiger at the Hogle Zoo Connect Pass includes: One admission to Salt Lake's wildest attraction, home of the African Savanna—a grasslands site featuring zebras, giraffes, and ostriches—and a floor-to-ceiling lion-viewing window.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Interior of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts The Museum is currently closed for remodeling and reinstallation. Anticipated re-opening is August 2017. Get more info about the project
Connect Pass includes:
One admission to the museum, showcasing a world-class permanent collection of art objects from around the world, from the classical to contemporary periods, and some 15 rotating exhibitions annually.

Utah Olympic Park
Divers at the Utah Olympic Park Connect Pass includes: Choice of one Adventure Course activity—alpine obstacle courses featuring traverses, swinging, and problem-solving—or one Guided Park Tour—year-round experiences providing an up-close look at Utah's Olympic legacy.

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US Bus Utah Tour

US Bus Utah offers daily hop-on, hop-off service to 10 of the venues (Snowbird, Thanksgiving Point, and the Utah Olympic Park are excluded). Service can be included with the Connect Pass as an optional add-on for an additional price (seasonal – April-October). Stops occur at each location every 45 minutes. The US Bus is a fun, flexible way to get around the city and put your Connect Pass to use.

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