Vikings: Beyond the Legend, now open
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Explore a billion years of awesome at NHMU
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Haunted Night at the Museum

Friday, October 20

Get your tickets now!

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Youth Classes at NHMU

After School Adventure Club and Saturday Discovery Classes start in October! 

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Behind the Scenes

Explore the Museum's collections

Nov. 4 & 5

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Butterfly Holiday Ornaments Workshop

Wednesday, November 1.

Register here!

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Vikings of the Museum

Don't be surprised if you encounter a Viking in the flesh as you explore Vikings: Beyond the Legend

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U of U Staff, Faculty & Family Appreciation Evening

Free access for the full family 

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 3–9 p.m.

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From the Blog
Posted October 17th

2017 Indian Art Market 1st Place Winner, Jesse Johnson

For the second year in a row Jesse Johnson, of Zuni Pueblo, N.M., won NHMU's Indian Art Market best of show honors.
From the Blog
Posted October 13th

Q&A with Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara

Kenneth Lacovara visited the Natural History Museum of Utah recently and discussed why dinosaurs matter, the future of paleontology, and NHMU's Past Worlds gallery.
From the Blog
Posted October 6th

European Firebug Spreads in Utah

Have you spotted a European firebug?

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