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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Bluegrass & BBQ, Aug. 1

Next in the concert series: The Grey Hounds

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Bug Fest

Explore the world of bugs July 21

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Science of Invention Festival

Unleash your inner inventor August 11

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Photo Contest

Capture the Nature All Around Us and enter your photos to win!

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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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2018 Summer Camps

See which Summer Camps have spaces remaining

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From the Blog
Posted July 19th

Spiky-Headed Dinosaur a First for Utah

What’s covered in spikes and 76 million years old? The answer isn’t a prehistoric pincushion. It’s Akainacephalus johnsoni, the newest dinosaur to be named from Utah.
From the Blog
Posted July 19th

Akainacephalus johnsoni Video

Watch a video about Akainacephalus, a new species, discovered in Utah, announced July 19, 2018.
From the Blog
Posted July 12th

Objects Tell Stories of the Fremont People

Objects found at Baker Village give insight into Fremont ways of life.

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