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Science Stories

Learn more about NHMU research happening in Utah and around the world in our latest blog posts.

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Opportunity Drawing

Enter our annual opportunity drawing for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime! All proceeds support the Museum. 


BUGFest happens August 10-11 at NHMU when we will explore the world of damselflies and dragonflies!


See insects like never before in a new special exhibition, Microsculpture: Insect Portraits by Levon Biss, which opens at NHMU on July 2. 

Discover the Collection

We are home to a world-renowned collection of 1.6 million objects. Discover our expertise in the wonders of life, earth and culture. Explore Science

A dinosaur fossil


Learn more about the Museum's world class exhibits that explore billions of years of Utah's natural history.

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Citizen Science

Browse exciting news and video about the Museum’s collections, events, programs and more!

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A child examines an exhibit at NHMU.

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Museum Membership comes with many benefits, including free admission to the NHMU for a year. Best of all, Members help support the Museum in its research and education initiatives every day!

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