Hours & Admissions

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NHMU is open 363 days per year—every day but Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

We're closing early, at 5 p.m., on November 21, the day before Thanksgiving.   




10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


10 a.m. - 9 p.m.


10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m.                  

Admission Prices




Senior 65 and over


Young Adult 13 - 24


Child 3 - 12


Child 2 and under


Museum Members


University of Utah Students **, Faculty & Staff with Valid ID










*NHMU closes each year on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Please note, the Museum closes early, at 5 p.m., on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Check this page for occasional other early closures for special events--there are typically one or two per year. 

**University of Utah students must be currently enrolled in classes.

Last Admission is 4:30 p.m.

$5 After 5 p.m. on Wednesdays

Admission is only $5 for all ages after 5 p.m. On Wednesdays. Wednesday evening we are open until 9 p.m. Wednesday is the only day we have evening hours. 

Last Admission on Wednesday is 8:30 p.m.

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View current promotions and specials here.


Want a quiet trip to the Museum?

If you wish to visit the Museum during a quieter time, the following days and times tend to be less busy: Monday to Friday after 1:30 p.m., and Sundays.

Guest Services Information & Policies

Come visit the Museum for FREE!

Click here for details on Museum Free Days.

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