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Higher Education Visits

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Natural History Museum of Utah! 

The Natural History Museum of Utah is currently closed. Once the Museum reopens this page will be updated with more information about Higher Education visits and COVID-19 precautions. If you have any questions please email us

Below you can find information about field trips for groups visiting from any type of higher education facility. The below information is available for groups visiting during school programs hours: Monday-Friday, arrivals between 9:45am-3:30pm. To book a visit outside of these hours please visit our Group Sales webpage. 


To receive the pricing listed below groups must schedule their visit in advance.




Higher Education Classes (formal University and College classes)



Higher Education Organized Groups (e.g., clubs)



University of Utah students, staff and faculty receive free admission to the Museum a valid University ID. Groups from the University of Utah should still schedule a visit before arrival.

Field Trip 

NHMU proudly offers group visits for university and college groups to explore the Museum. These visits are self-guided unless a meeting is coordinated directly with a NHMU Staff Member or Scientist. To reserve a field trip please fill out the form on the bottom of the page at least five business days before your visit date. 

Rolling Admission

NHMU is happy to offer university and college groups the option of visiting through Rolling Admission. This type of visit allows students to visit at any time during a set time period. Rolling Admission Field Trips are offered at all times (including outside of standard School Programs Hours). To schedule a rolling admission field trip for your group please email us with the following information:

School Name
Group Leader Name
Phone Number

Time period in which students will be visiting NHMU (Ex. January 15-April 30th, 2019)
Estimated Number of Students Attending:

Is this visit coordinated through a college class? If so, which class?

Additional Information

Please note, through generous support from the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah Legislature, the Museum is able to offer free admission to 40,000 Utah Public and Charter School students, plus their teachers and chaperones, each school year. These field trips typically occur Monday through Friday from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Museum can become crowded during these hours.

Questions? Email Us