An artist's illustration of the dinosaur Akainacephalus johnsoni
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Sept. 22: Objects & Stories from the Colorado River Expeditions

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Field Work

Aligning poetry & science on Sept. 19

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Paint Mixer

Join us Oct. 3 to paint Mount Timpanogos with fall colors

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$5 After 5 p.m.

Enjoy NHMU on Wednesdays after 5 p.m. for only $5 per person!

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Teen Explainers

Help us spark excitement and curiosity at the Museum

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Make a Paper Trilobite!

Next Craft Workshop is Oct. 10

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scientists doing research along a rocky coastlineFrom the Blog
Posted September 11th

Paleo Storms

Paleotempestology is storm chasing through geology. Learn more in this post.
From the Blog
Posted August 14th

Museum on the Move Goes West

Museum on the Move, part of NHMU's statewide outreach, traveled to a remote Utah school: West Desert Elementary.
A guest admires the Firefly exhibit at NHMU.From the Blog
Posted August 8th

How a Museum Artist Made a Firefly Glow

Emily Szalay, a preparator with the Natural History Museum of Utah, has made a super-sized version of a lightning bug.

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