Nature's Ultimate Machines: A special exhibit at NHMU
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Explore a billion years of awesome at NHMU
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2018 Summer Camps

We have plenty of spaces remaining in amazing Summer Camps.

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$5 After 5 p.m.

Wednesday evening discount extended through Labor Day

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Highlights Tours

Discover something new at NHMU on an expert-led Highlights Tour

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From the Blog
Posted May 21st

Lights Out—Utah's Unique Dark Skies

The darkness is vanishing. Population growth and development around the globe has illuminated the world and its skies like never before. With the world alight, the only thing it seems we can’t see anymore is the dark.
From the Blog
Posted May 9th

Behind the Scenes, a Fossil Treasure Trove

Carolyn Levitt-Bussian has a fossil lover’s dream job. Every day that she comes to work at the Natural History Museum of Utah, she gets to roam among the dinosaurs.
From the Blog
Posted April 27th

Spinning a Sustainable Future

A growing field of biologists and materials engineers are taking hints from spiders and developing methods to replicate spider silk proteins for commercial use.

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10:00 am – 9:00 pm Wednesdays 

Closing early, 3 p.m., Thurs. June 21


Explore the Natural History Museum of Utah

An architectural marvel and a case study in "green" design created by community generosity; we welcome you to the Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center.