Natural History Museum of Utah

301 S Wakara Way
Salt Lake City UT  84108

Phone: (801) 581-6927

Natural History Museum of Utah

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The Natural History Museum of Utah, University of Utah | Rio Tinto Center.

The Natural History Museum of Utah illuminates the natural world and the place of humans within it.

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Founded: 1969
Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Museum

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

NASA's Driven to Explore Mobile Exhibit

NASA's Driven to Explore Mobile Exhibit
10:00 am - 05/16/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

NASA's Driven to Explore Mobile Exhibit is a multimedia experience that immerses visitors in the story of NASA and the International Space Station. Learn how the...

City Nature Challenge 2018

City Nature Challenge 2018
01:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Join an international quest to record urban nature! Cities across the world are competing to document their urban nature between April 27 and April 30 in the City...

Navajo Rug Sale

Navajo Rug Sale
10:00 am - 04/21/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Presented by Toh-Atin Gallery of Durango, Colorado, NHMU will be hosting a sale of Navajo rugs of all sizes and design styles, handwoven by artists in the Four Corners...

Innovation in Design by Neri Oxman

Innovation in Design by Neri Oxman
07:00 pm - 04/09/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Neri Oxman Oxman's work fuses the disciplines of art, science, architecture, and ecology to form a new kind of discipline—one based on the lessons of biomimicry. ...

2018-2019 American Indian Woman Scholar Competition

2018-2019 American Indian Woman Scholar Competition
06:00 pm - 04/04/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

This event highlights American Indian women student’s traditional talents, contemporary talents, willingness to lead and ambitions for being an ambassador for...

$5 After 5 p.m.

$5 After 5 p.m.
05:00 pm - 04/04/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah on Wednesdays after 5 p.m. and pay just $5 for admission. Regardless of age, you can enjoy the entire Museum for just $5! Offer...

Chocolate and Cheese Festival

Chocolate and Cheese Festival
10:00 am - 03/24/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Chocolate and Cheese. Few foods have a history as rich or as complex. This is our fifth year doing this event! The Museum is hosting the best local producers...

How We Store Body Fat and Geospatial Science

How We Store Body Fat and Geospatial Science
02:00 pm - 03/16/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Scientist in the Spotlight is held on the first and third Friday of each month from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. at NHMU. The program allows Museum guests to meet real scientists...

Google's James McLurkin on robots

Google's James McLurkin on robots
07:00 pm - 03/13/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Don't miss this look at the future. James McLurkin of Google will be discussing "The Future of Robotics is Swarms: Why a Thousand Robots are Better Than One." Free...

Family Late Night | Full STEAM Ahead

Family Late Night | Full STEAM Ahead
06:30 pm - 03/09/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

This event is sold out. If you registered we look forward to seeing you! Join us for an evening of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) explorations....

Paint Mixer Workshop: Canyon Country

Paint Mixer Workshop: Canyon Country
06:30 pm - 03/07/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Join us March 7, 2018, from 6:30 p.m.–9 p.m. at NHMU and paint Utah's stunning canyon country. Follow a professional artist from The Paint Mixer as she guides...

The Diversity of Viruses

The Diversity of Viruses
02:00 pm - 03/02/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Scientist in the Spotlight is held on the first and third Friday of each month from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. The program allows Museum guests to meet real scientists and...

Biomimicry in Architecture, a free lecture

Biomimicry in Architecture, a free lecture
07:00 pm - 02/27/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

This event is full. We are no longer accepting reservations, however, we have three more speakers in this year's lecture series. See the full program here: nhmu.utah.edu/lectureseries This...

Migratory Bird Conservation

Migratory Bird Conservation
02:00 pm - 02/16/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Scientist in the Spotlight is held on the first and third Friday of each month from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. at NHMU. The program allows Museum guests to meet real scientists...

$5 After 5pm-ValentinesDay

$5 After 5pm-ValentinesDay
05:00 pm - 02/14/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Our $5 after 5pm special continues this week, but this Wednesday there are two big bonuses! 1. It's Valentines Day 2. Our new special exhibit, "Nature's Ultimate...

SOLD OUT: Papermaking Workshop w/ Lars Love Letters

SOLD OUT: Papermaking Workshop w/ Lars Love Letters
06:30 pm - 02/07/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

This NHMU Craft Workshop, presented by Craft Lake City, will be taught by local artisan Brady Lars Burrows, of Lars Love Letters. Burrows will lead participants...

Geospatial Science

Geospatial Science
02:00 pm - 02/02/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Scientist in the Spotlight is held on the first and third Friday of each month from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. at NHMU. The program allows Museum guests to meet real scientists...

Family Late Night | SOLD OUT

Family Late Night | SOLD OUT
06:30 pm - 01/26/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

**SOLD OUT. Check our website for more info on our next Family Late Night in March** Join us for a fun family evening that will give you a sample of our upcoming...

Behavioral Genetics and The Diversity of Viruses

Behavioral Genetics and The Diversity of Viruses
02:00 pm - 01/19/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Scientist in the Spotlight is held on the first and third Friday of each month from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. at NHMU. The program allows Museum guests to meet real scientists...

Paint Mixer Workshop: Monument Valley

Paint Mixer Workshop: Monument Valley
06:30 pm - 01/17/2018

At Natural History Museum of Utah

Join us January 17, 2018, from 6:30–9 p.m. as we paint the iconic Mitten Buttes of Monument Valley. Follow a professional artist from The Paint Mixer as she guides...

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