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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2018 Summer Camps

We have plenty of spaces remaining in amazing Summer Camps

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Photo Contest

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

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Fourth of July Blast

Enjoy your evening on the Fourth at NHMU!

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Utah's Fireflies

Yes we have them

We need your help in finding out where they are

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$5 After 5 p.m.

Wednesday evening discount extended through Labor Day

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Natural Indigo Dye

Our final Craft Workshop this year will be Sept. 19

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From the Blog
Posted June 22nd

A Recipe For Extreme Organisms

Read about the microscopic life that’s adapted to the harsh conditions of the Great Salt Lake.
From the Blog
Posted June 20th

NHMU Research Update, June 2018

A quick summary of the wide-ranging research happening now at NHMU.
From the Blog
Posted May 31st

East Africa Finds Reveal New Twist in Human Story

New discoveries in the roughly 300,000 year-old sediment of Kenya have allowed Natural History Museum of Utah archaeology curator Tyler Faith and colleagues to track how stark changes in past climates influenced human culture.

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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.