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Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum

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Address: 155 East Main, Price, UT 84501
Phone Number: +1 800-817-9949
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This museum has a Hall of Archaeology, and a Hall of Paleontology as well...
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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Wanted to see this museum last year, so finally made it this year. Well worth it! It has dinosaurs and American Indian displays. We learned a lot more. Take the time to read the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wanted to see this museum last year, so finally made it this year. Well worth it! It has dinosaurs and American Indian displays. We learned a lot more. Take the time to read the information about what you are seeing. We spoke to Lloyd about a display that fell off it's stand and he immediately fixed it and even let... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Information on the scientific process itself, not just the results! The "Geology of Light" exhibit was breathtaking. Geology, Paleontology, Archaeology, and an art exhibit, what more could we ask for?

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We spent an hour wandering through and taking in the exhibits. It's fairly static and wordy, i.e., it's for adult and children might find it uninteresting.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I am so glas we didn't pass up this museum! It was amazing. There were so many actual dinosaur bones and skeletons, and tons of very interesting information. If you are in Price, this is a must do!! The cost for adults was $6 each and it took my husband and I about an hour and a half to wander... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Although this museum is small it is well worth a visit. It has wonderful exhibits and a very informed and caring staff who are happy to answer questions and give more information. It is the perfect museum for the dinosaur lover. If you are in the Price area don't pass this up! Wonderful for all ages, the perfect size for... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you are in Price and have 1-2 hours to fill this is the place. I'm impressed with what they've put together. They have an audio tour that uses your cell phone. Some impressive displays. Much more than I expected.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We had so much fun at this museum. It's really well done. We spent just over an hour there and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The diorama of native life was particularly good and the explanation of dinosaur bones and fossils was great too. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Been several time but this time I had a business associate with me that was new to the area and I wanted him to get a little idea of what lived here millions of years ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The kids had a great time. The exhibits are a little old but I don't think the kids cared. The kids really enjoyed the interactive corner of the museum.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stopped in Price, Utah, on our way from Arches National Park back to Ogden, Utah. My husband likes to see whatever museums or historical sites are in towns we visit so I reluctantly agreed to visit the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum. What a wonderful experience it was! Lloyd Logan, the director of education and exhibits, was called by the... More 

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Additional Information about Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum

Address: 155 East Main, Price, UT 84501
Phone Number: +1 800-817-9949
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Price
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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