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Dr. Eric Green of NIH

Human Genomics, Precision Medicine, & Advancing Human Health

Free lecture, Tues. Aug. 9, 7 p.m.

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Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

A new special exhibition!

Now Open

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What's Happening

Daily Events at the Museum

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2016 Summer Camps

K - 8th Grade

We have a few spots left. 


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Highlights Tours

An insider's look into NHMU. Click here for schedule and more information. 


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Help us spot Utah Fireflies!

Track sightings and contribute to the Utah Firefly Citizen Science Project here! 

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From the Blog
Posted July 12th

Living Rock from the Great Salt Lake, Now in our Permanent Exhibits

One of the earliest forms of life on Earth – microbialites – thrive in the Great Salt Lake, and we pay homage to the humble living rock with a new permanent exhibit in our Great Salt Lake Gallery.
From the Blog
Posted June 30th

Grand Photos of Humble Bugs: Digitizing our Entomology Collection

We can now produce amazingly detailed images of our entomology collection as we slowly add our 275,000 specimens to our online database.
From the Blog
Posted June 28th

7 Things Your Child Might Become, Thanks to NHMU Summer Camps

NHMU summer camps are so impressive for kids, here’s our short list of 7 things your kid might just become after attending one.

Our Location

301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108


10:00 am – 5:00 pm Open 7 Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm Wednesdays

Happy Summer of '16!!!






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.