The Natural History Museum of Utah works to illuminate the natural world and the place of human beings within it. Located at the University of Utah campus, the museum provides an introduction to the science on display in Utah's remarkable landscape through engaging exhibits that cover paleontology discoveries, gems and minerals found around the world and Utah's prehistoric people. Since opening in 1969, the museum has accumulated more than 5,000 artifacts that it displays for visitors to marvel over.
The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with hours extended to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays. Admission is $13 for adults; $11 for seniors and young adults (13-24); $9 for kids (3-12); and free for young children under the age of 2.