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Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum

155 E Main St, Price, UT 84501-3033
+1 800-817-9949
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A to do when in price

We went through the museum and it was awesome great staff great exhibits, dino bones... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
travelingfamily1996
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Outstanding, fun museum!!!

This is a fantastic little museum for your dinosaur lover. Our five-year-old, was squealing like a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Tim D
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This museum has a Hall of Archaeology, and a Hall of Paleontology as well as a delightful Discovery Area where children can dig for dinosaur bones , play in a pithouse or choose from many games, puppets and printed materials. The museum's Observation Labs enable the visitor to view the "behind the scenes" processes and speak one-on-one with a preparator. LIVE feedings of the museum "critters", an alligator, soft-shelled turtle and a monitor lizard takes place every Friday promptly at 4:00 pm. (General admission fees apply).
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155 E Main St, Price, UT 84501-3033
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We went through the museum and it was awesome great staff great exhibits, dino bones, history,ancient Indian displays are awesome great place to take kids of all ages,

1  Thank travelingfamily1996
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic little museum for your dinosaur lover. Our five-year-old, was squealing like a little girl (no offense) the whole time we were driving there and when we pulled up to park. Inside is organized into two sections, archaeology, and paleontology. It is...More

1  Thank Tim D
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The museum has two parts. Archaeology on one side and palaeontology on the other. It is two stories high and takes about 1 hour to view. A family ticket cost $17. Lots of dinosaurs fossils- or casts of dinosaur fossils. Interesting small museum and worth...More

1  Thank hickmagp
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This was a very basic museum with very few interactive displays. I was very bored as the displays had very poor information and the air conditioning was way too cold to stand still. Not somewhere I'd go out of my way to visit. The lady...More

2  Thank kerry h
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Interesting little museum. Came for the dinosaurs and really enjoyed the early human exhibits. My favorite was the vertebrae with the stegosaurus spike in it

Thank StevieK15
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is our second trip here and it did not disappoint.There was a school field trip going on and I felt at home since I am a retired teacher. There are many casts of reconstructed dinosaur skeletons that have been found in this area which...More

1  Thank Caga3124
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A good two hour activity for adults and kids. I recommend it before going out to see native sites in the area.

Thank NCLouis
Reviewed 26 May 2017

What an interesting and well done museum of Paleontology and Archaeology. They have a good display of Utahraptor and Allosaurus and a terrific display of a gigantic Mammoth. A school class was visiting when we were there and they had a good time. The people...More

1  Thank Sunrisekas
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Take the time to visit this museum. They have great archeological displays. I took a number of pictures of timeline episodes of the earth's development that are rarely as clearly depicted. It is a rather small museum but very worth while the visit!

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It was well worth the visit. Very clean well put together. Learnt about the Utah area and the historical life of the dinasaurs and fossils. Staff courteous and knowledgeable.

Thank Miriam5219
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