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Explore a billion years of awesome at NHMU
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Youth Classes at NHMU

After School Adventure Club and Saturday Discovery Classes in the spring of 2018

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$5 After 5 p.m.

This winter come to NHMU for $5 per person on Wednesday evenings!

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Learn about dinosaurs in motion Jan. 20 & 21, 2018

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Family Late Night

It's a Summer Camp Sampler of fun for the whole family on January 26!

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Read what others are saying

Reviews of the Museum on tripadvisor

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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 December 19th

Utah Tyrannosaur Discovered After 76 Million-Year Slumber

What was it like to be there when a 76 million year-old tyrannosaur was airlifted from its longtime grave? And where had that grave been over those many millions of years?
From the Blog
Posted November 27th

The Birth of the Antiquities Act

Read about the early days of the Antiquities Act.
From the Blog
Posted October 30th

Weaving a Revolution: Contemporary Navajo Baskets

NHMU is honored to house The Twin Rocks Trading Post Collection, a collection of 250 remarkable baskets from the Utah Strip of the Navajo Nation, some of which are on display in our Native Voices gallery and Collections Wall. Read the story of how they...

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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.