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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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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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Great little museum

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Price, Ut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Some of my selections, specifically the date, are not truly accurate. I have visited the museum numerous times with family and with the group of adults I work with in a day program for adults with special needs. It's family friendly with activities for children, the staff is helpful if you have questions, exhibits have good explanation and exposure and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

This museum has a lot of quality pieces. Took our 1 year old daughter and even she liked it. Museum staff was really friendly too.

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Detroit
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120 reviews 120 reviews
10 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A very nice yet small Natural History Museum. Focus is on the local geology, zoology and history. I have been several times and will often revisit while in the area.

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Price, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great museum to learn about the historic and prehistoric. The displays are informative, attractive and well done. A great stopover for the whole family to enjoy. They always have something new if you haven't been in awhile too.

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Fishers, IN
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a nice sized museum with an extensive collection of dinosaurs. They have skeletons, eggs, footprints, and a huge clam.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a very intresting museum in a very remote place. There are a lot of fossils and dinosaurs. They also have a lot of native artifacts. There is a play area for children. You can also watch them feed the alligator, turtle and a lizard. Very intresting place to visit.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited here in August 2014 with our 3 and 5 year old. They were interested in the exhibits and liked looking at the huge dinosaurs. The museum has a lot of puebloan artifacts and tons of locally found fossils. There is also a children's area to play with ladders and fossil discovery.

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