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Fourth of July Blast

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Natural History Museum of Utah | Rio Tinto Center

image of Lythronax with American flag. Lythronax is a tyrannosaur that's only been found in Utah.

Blast up to NHMU this Fourth of July for an Independence Day celebration!

Enjoy yard games, hands-on activities, and delicious barbecue, and keep an eye out for Lady Liberty and George Washington. Tour NHMU’s award-winning galleries, including our special exhibit Nature’s Ultimate Machines. And, cap the night off with a view of firework shows across the valley from the best seat in town. Our Independence Day celebration will kick off at 6 p.m., but feel free to come early to enjoy more time at the Museum. 

  • Explore the Museum’s permanent galleries and special exhibit, Nature’s Ultimate Machines until 9:30 p.m.
  • Enjoy music, yard games, and hands-on activities until 10 p.m.
  • Get a plate full of delicious barbecue, available for purchase

Plan an entire day of Museum fun, or join us after 5 p.m. and pay just $5 per person as part of our 5 After 5 discount! Get your discounted tickets at the door.

For guests sticking around to watch fireworks, Museum bathrooms will remain open until 10:30 p.m. 

Following the celebration, enjoy a view of firework shows across the Salt Lake Valley from the Canyon Terrace