While in SLC today, we stopped to visit the Land Cruiser Heritage Museum. The collection is breathtaking. Kyle met us and answered some questions . His knowledge was extensive and I learned a couple of new things.
If in SLC, this museum is a must see even if not a Land Cruiser aficionado. Below is from the official website.
Greg Miller has always loved Land Cruisers. In his words, “When I’m in a Land Cruiser, I’m usually in a place I love, with people I love, doing what I love.” For many years, Greg has been collecting historically significant Land Cruisers and adding them to his collection. Greg also outfitted several 78 series Land Cruisers and took them on a journey around the world, driving them on all seven continents, including Antarctica. http://www.expeditions7.com
When Greg realized that Toyota did not maintain a museum to celebrate the history of his favorite vehicle, the idea to create a museum of his own both as a place to display his collection and as a way to celebrate Land Cruiser heritage started to form in his mind.
The museum began in a specially designed building at the former Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, but moved to Salt Lake City in 2015 where it is more accessible to guests who wish to visit and explore.
The Land Cruiser Heritage Museum is designed for those who share a passion for these remarkable vehicles. Within the walls of the museum rare and classic Land Cruisers are carefully preserved while their stories are shared.
The Land Cruiser Heritage Museum houses what is believed to be the world’s most diverse collection of Land Cruisers. Models range from a beautifully patina’d 1953 Toyota Jeep to a pristine 200 series. You’ll see 20 series, 40 series, 55s, 60 series, 70 series, 80s, 90 series, 100s, a 105 and many other rare “cousins” of the Land Cruiser, including a Delta mini-Cruiser, Blizzards, a PX-10, and Mega-Cruisers. You’ll see the first Land Cruiser sold in the United States, the first (and only) four-wheeled vehicle to traverse all seven continents, and more.
The Land Cruiser Heritage Museum is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, just six minutes from the Salt Lake International airport. Our address is 470 West 600 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 M-F 0800-1700
Dan Busey – 505.615.5470
Kyle Patten – 801.717.6017