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Q.When was the museum opened?
A.The Heritage Museum was conceived as a Bicentennial project and the doors of the museum opened in 1980. Currently, the museum has 7,200 square feet of display space.

Q.What type of museum is the Heritage Museum?
A.The Heritage Museum is a historical museum. Exhibits and permanent displays tell the story of the early social, economic, and cultural development of Northern Davis County.

Q.How did the Layton street get the name Gentile?
A.Several early Layton settlers were not members of the LDS Church. Consequently, these settlers were referred to as Gentiles. Since the Gentiles tended to live near each other the street where they built homes and a Protestant church became known as Gentile Street.

Q.I have some old things in my garage. Can I donate them to the museum?
A.The museum takes donations if they apply to the mission of the museum. Anyone interested in making a donation can contact the museum curator by calling (801) 336-3930.

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