2017 NHMU Lecture Series: Food
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Explore a billion years of awesome at NHMU
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2017 Summer Camps

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Chocolate and Cheese Festival

Sat. and Sun., April 8 - 9

Register for workshops in advance. They fill quickly!

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City Nature Challenge

Join the challenge to document urban nature along the Wasatch Front!

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Andrew Zimmern at Kingsbury Hall

Buy tickets here for the 2017 Lecture Series keynote speaker

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Read what others are saying

Reviews of the Museum on tripadvisor

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The Power of Poison

Now open, through April 16

One of our most theatrical special exhibits ever. Includes live poisonous animals.


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From the Blog
Posted March 3rd

Fungi in the Gut: Bryn Dentinger’s Look at Microbiomes

Bryn Dentinger, NHMU’s Curator for Mycology, is on a mission to study the gut microbiomes of herbivorous animals in the Intermountain West. He’ll be cataloguing the biodiversity of fungal microbes and providing a baseline for future comparative...
From the Blog
Posted January 29th

The Art and Details of Scientific Illustration

Natalia Wilkins-Tyler is a Salt Lake City-based scientific illustrator who has accomplished a number of fantastic illustrations for NHMU. Read about her profession and see a video of her in action.
From the Blog
Posted January 11th

Dusting our Dirty Dinosaurs

If you think your spring cleaning is difficult, try our Past Worlds Gallery on for size. Our exhibits team recently spent the better part of a week spiffing up all of our dinosaur skeletons.

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