Featured Coming Events
December 6, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
The Natural History Museum of Utah | Rio Tinto Center
Calling all 4th–6th grade photographers! Join us as we explore photography through the lens of wilderness photocomposition. SOLD OUT.
February 20, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join University of Utah zooarchaeologist Erik Martin and discover how prehistoric people lived in the southwest United States by analyzing the objects they left behind.
February 21, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Do you like to dream up creative inventions that solve problems? Have you ever wondered how new products are designed? Unleash your creative genius at this NHMU workshop!
February 21, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get up close and personal with the Great Basin gopher snake, North American bullfrog, Great Basin Spadefoot (toads), and Utah salamanders. Getting to know our animals is also...
February 26, 2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Preschool Adventures! Designed for emergent readers, this program includes science themed hands-on and movement activities, read-aloud stories and gallery exploration. Join...
February 28, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Bugs! Observe and handle live bugs to learn about their anatomy, behavior and important ecological roles. WIth this program we encourage you to...
March 6, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join University of Utah biologist Mark Chynoweth and discover why large carnivores and other wildlife species are important as a natural resource.