Natural History Museum of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Where are we going?

Natural History Museum of Utah
301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City


What is there to do?

The Natural History Museum of Utah is an incredible way for kids to learn all about this amazing state, and the history that makes it the amazing place to visit that it is today!

This museum is a place where science comes to life - it makes it entertaining for kids, with fascinating exhibits and FIVE more times the artifacts on display than there used to be - pretty amazing! The museum is a treasure trove of fascinating objects, wonderful and amazing science, geological wonders, and of course - those amazing creatures that walked the earth millions of years ago. Dinosaurs!

The Natural History Museum of Utah is filled with stories of living history that will educate and fascinate the entire family.

During your time at the museum, you can enjoy the range of permanent exhibitions on display - across a whole range of topics. Explore the sky and it's weather, and even astronomy. You can learn all about the traditions of the five native nations that call Utah home. You can journey through three regions which were formed over millions of years ago - including the Colorado Plateau.

You can even take those smaller kids to "Our Backyard" which is a discovery-based environment that allows them to experience natural history first hand. 

The Natural History Museum of Utah also have special exhibitions, which only last a few months so make sure you check them out when you can so you don't miss out! 

So get ready for an amazing, fun, educational and fascinating time at this Salt Lake City experience!  

How much does it cost?

Adults: $13. $11 for Young Adult ages 13 - 24.

Children: $9 (Ages 3 to 12)

Discount: Seniors over 65 - $11.

Free Under: 2 & under and members


Need a little extra help?

All of the restrooms are ADA friendly, there are elevators in the museum and ramps outside the museum and throughout the galleries. There are also handicap parking spots on your approach to the entrance.


When can we go?

10am - 5pm every day except Wednesday, which closes at 9pm.

Open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving.


Any top tips?

Why not have your science-themed birthday party if you are turning between 4 and 12 years old? What an amazingly unique experience for your celebration!

I’m Hungry!

The Museum Cafe has tasty snacks and drinks, including breakfast pastries, smoothies, and sandwiches.

Healthy Eating

The cafe offer healthy snacks including salads and water. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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